We are pleased to invite you to our inaugural “LWF Inspires” event. LWF Inspires is a new series of events featuring remarkable individuals who have overcome adversity, pursued their dreams, disrupted or made a difference in the world. 

Our first speaker, Zahra Shaheer, was a renowned journalist in Afghanistan who escaped the Taliban takeover in 2021 with her children and found a new home and career in the UK. Hear her gripping story of courage, resilience and determination, as she shares her experience of life under the Taliban, starting again in a new country, and securing a role with the BBC while learning English from scratch.


This event will be held at PA Consulting Group, 10 Bressenden Place, Victoria, London, SW1E 5DN, 7th floor, room London Two, London Three and London Four. Please arrive 20 minutes early to register at Reception before being escorted to the event room.