Pen Name: None
Born: in Kabul, Afghanistan
Ahmedi lives in the suburbs of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Farah Ahmedi is a motivational speaker, refugee, survivor and author. Her book chronicles her journey from war to peace. It delivers a vivid portrait of her girlhood in Kabul, where the sound of gunfire and the sight of falling bombs shaped her life and stole her family. She herself narrowly escapes death when she steps on a land mine. This event takes her to refugee camps across the border, and finally to America. Ahmedi proves that even in the direst circumstances, not only can the human heart endure, it can thrive. Farah Ahmedi is a trure inspiration to us all.
- The Other Side of the Sky, Gallery Books, 2006
Titles at Your Library
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
Ahmedi will speak to different groups, including business professionals, high school students, university graduates, retirees.
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