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AMCHAM/AF RECOGNIZES STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS

AMCHAM/AF RECOGNIZES STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS

The First AmCham/Af Awards for Student Entrepreneurship were presented at a convivial ceremony that recognized the top business start-up plans developed by students in Management 460, a senior level course at the American University of Afghanistan. “This award provides a tangible incentive to the students to really apply themselves to the competition,” said Randall Nottingham, […]

New Business Innovation Hub Opens in Kabul

New Business Innovation Hub Opens in Kabul

The Kabul Business Innovation Hub was officially launched in a ceremony held at the International Center for Women’s Economic Development on the campus of the American University of Afghanistan. The purpose of the Hub is to accelerate the success of companies that have demonstrated business acumen and promise. “We are much more than an incubator,” […]

International Womens Day Celebrated in Kabul

International Womens Day Celebrated in Kabul

A momentous reception at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul celebrated International Women’s Day 2014 with high profile invitees and speakers from the Ministries, human rights organizations, the American Chamber of Commerce in Afghanistan, civil society organizations, and the U.S. diplomatic service. Led by Mrs. Leslie Cunningham, wife of U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, the Honorable James […]

AmCham Board Elects Officers

AmCham Board Elects Officers

The Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Afghanistan has elected officers to lead the Chamber through 2014. Returning as Chair is Marion Day. Najibullah Khushbin won the Vice Chair seat, and Domenic Senger-Schenck was elected Treasurer. Mr. Day thanked the Board and cited the important tasks that will help the Chamber […]

WATER AND ICE: THE ARIA WATER BOTTLING PLANT

WATER AND ICE: THE ARIA WATER BOTTLING PLANT

The Aria Water Bottling plant located on Bagram Airbase outside of Kabul was finished in 2007 but no word better describes the plant than ‘futuristic.’ When the management of the plant, a corporate AmCham member, offered to give me a tour, I was not sure what to expect. I began to get a sense of […]