Safeena Husain

About Safeena Husain
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A London School of Economics graduate, Safeena Husain is the founder of Educate Girls, a non-profit organisation that partners with the Government to identify, enrol, and retain out-of-school girls and to improve foundational skills in literacy and numeracy for all children. Under her leadership, Educate Girls was announced as an Audacious Project at the TED2019 conference, where Safeena shared the audacious plan of empowering over a million girls to enter the classrooms by scaling Educate Girls’ model to 35,000 marginalized villages by 2024.

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Reflections From COVID-19 on Inequality Through Education

2020 06 09

According to UNESCO, the number of learners affected by COVID-19 stands at over 1.5 billion children and young adults, representing over 90% of enrolled learners with 191 country-wide closures in place. A minority of these learners will find the transition…Read More



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