AFGHAN WOMENS WRITING PROJECT INC

aka AWWP, Afghan Women's Writing Project   |   New York, NY   |  awwproject.org
This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.
This organization's exempt status was automatically revoked by the IRS for failure to file a Form 990, 990-EZ, 990-N, or 990-PF for 3 consecutive years. Further investigation and due diligence are warranted.

Mission

The Afghan Women's Writing Project was founded in 2009 in defense of the human right to voice one's story. The empowering of Afghanistan's women creates possibilities for economic independence and instills leadership abilities as it reinforces freedom of speech. The aim of the organization is to nurture, educate, and carry the voices of Afghanistan's women to the world, while offering readers unique insights into Afghan culture.

Ruling year info

2011

co-president

Shevy Smith

Main address

1732 1st Ave #28238

New York, NY 10128 USA

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EIN

27-2240112

NTEE code info

Women's Rights (R24)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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AWWProject.org

AWWProject.org publishes poems, stories and essays written by Afghan women. The writers have had their worked mentored by professional writers and educators, primarily in the US to develop their voices and hone writing skills.

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AFGHAN WOMENS WRITING PROJECT INC

Board of directors
as of 9/17/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Masha Hamilton

Concern Worldwide

Term: Jan 2015 - Dec 2015

Kimberley Heart

No Affiliation

Barbara Burtin

No Affiliation

Alaha Ahrar

No Affiliation

Shevy Smith Music Producer/Composer

Forte Poesy

Meg Cameron English Teacher

Board leadership practices

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  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No