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May 3, 2021 | Funding Recipient

Her adoring global audience, which includes individuals like Barack and Michelle Obama call her the "Oprah of Afghanistan." That’s because, like Oprah, this Kabul-born, Vancouver-based icon has sparked conversations and inspired women all over the world as a bold, big-hearted example of female leadership.

Through her internationally renowned music career, Mozhdah has gained profound respect and created serious controversy in equal measure. She's the first Afghani artist to produce hit records in English, capturing a global audience and performing on international stages. A singular voice in music and media, she risks everything in order to express herself and women everywhere. 

Check out her new album, Words, on October 29, 2017.