Deborah Rodriguez Author, Kabul Beauty School and Margarita Wednesdays: Making a New Life by the Mexican Sea
Marcela Davison Aviles, President and CEO/Executive Producer, ¡VivaFest! - Moderator
Rodriguez spent five years with the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan. In 2007 she was forced to leave the country and returned to the U.S. unsure of what to do next. A new journey began when she decided to set off to Mexico where she had no ties. She immersed herself with a new culture, language and people. Hear more about her inspiring journey of determination and self-discovery.
Location: Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto
Time: 6:30 p.m. check-in, 7 p.m. program, 8 p.m. book signing and margarita social
Cost: $15 non-members, $10 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Good Lit event underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation; in association with VivaFest! Special thanks to our beverage sponsor Tequila Herradura
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