The MAVERICK Speaker Series is honored to host visionaries and trailblazers who, like Senator McCain (P‘03, ‘04, ‘07, ‘10, G‘10), have blazed their own trails in the world.

Just as Senator McCain led with integrity and an independent spirit, PCDS stands as a beacon of educational excellence among independent schools in Arizona and beyond. PCDS shares the late Senator's devotion to nurturing character-driven leaders of tomorrow who will work collaboratively, especially with those who think differently, in order to achieve true progress in their chosen field.

Through the MAVERICK Speaker Series, Phoenix Country Day School is honored to welcome visionaries who — in various fields and ways — are following in the late Senator's footsteps by making history, just as we aspire for our own graduates to make a positive impact on the world around them.

We are honored to feature our 2020 MAVERICK Speaker:
H.E. Roya Rahmani
Afghan Ambassador to the United States

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
7:00 PM

A Conversation with Ambassador Rahmani
Introduction by James H. McCain '07
Phoenix Country Day School
Alumni Gymnasium

Contact Tina Pitts, Advancement Coordinator
Phoenix Country Day School

Even if you have RSVP'd for February 4, please submit a new
RSVP for February 5.

Roya Rahmani is Afghanistan’s first woman ambassador to the United States of America. She previously served as Afghanistan’s first woman ambassador to Indonesia and the country’s first accredited ambassador to the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). She graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor’s in Software Engineer and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Columbia University. She was awarded the Best Human Rights Activist Award by Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission and named the People’s Ambassador in 2017 by the Indonesia Tatler.

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