Bilal Askaryar

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Bilal Askaryar

Bilal Askaryar
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Bilal Askaryar works for Church World Service, a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe and one of nine refugee resettlement agencies in the US. He has a Masters in International Development with an emphasis in Human Rights from American University’s School of International Service. Prior to working for CWS Bilal managed a landmark exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington, DC entitled Turquoise Mountain: Artists Transforming Afghanistan that drew over a half a million visitors. He also has experience working with diaspora, internally displaced people, and refugee communities in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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