About APT: Afghans for Progressive Thinking (APT) is a nonprofit organization that works with university students to promote a culture of tolerance C openness C and respect by providing opportunities to engage contemporary issues. Using a two-pronged approach C APT uses two theories—critical thinking theory and contact theory as key strategies to achieve its vision. In order to apply these theories C APT has designed five programs namely debate tournaments C leadership development C international exposures C media C and roundtables. Since its inception C APT has worked with over 12 C000 university students as well as 30 public and private universities in Kabul C Mazar C Samangan C Herat C and Faizabad. APT has partnered and collaborated with universities and civil society organizations both within Afghanistan and abroad.