Meet the Inspiring Afghan Women Coding Their Way to Prosperity TakePart went to Afghanistan to learn about the challenges they face and their dreams for success. Dec 5, 2016· Campbell MacDiarmid is a freelance journalist based in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. He has covered the Middle East for Foreign Policy, The Telegraph, Maclean's Magazine and other publications. Bio TakePart went to Afghanistan to meet the smart students of Code to Inspire, to find out why coding matters to them. Read more about the program here. Previous Can Women Lead the Way in Afghanistan's Growth in Tech?