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Happy International Day of Education!

Happy International Day of Education!

By Alice Mukashyaka and Thaís Queiroz, Next Generation Fellows for Transforming Education This is a day to celebrate the importance of education in everyone’s life. 2023 marks the fifth International Day of Education under the theme “to invest in people, prioritize...

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Michelle Varaidzo Tarumbidzwa Chikurunhe

Michelle Varaidzo Tarumbidzwa Chikurunhe

“Education brought her old self back and rejuvenated our motherly and daughter relationship and in a way she is my role model and I call her Iron Lady.” Tell us about yourself. My name is Michelle Varaidzo Tarumbidzwa Chikurunhe , I come from one of the high density...

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Raidat Karim

Raidat Karim

I am Raidat Karim, a doctoral candidate with the African Leadership Centre at King’s College London. My research interests are focused on inequality, youth leadership, education, international development and women rights.

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Alex Kent

Alex Kent

For the past year Alex has been a co-CEO at Restless Development, having led as their Strategy Director before that. Before joining Restless Development Alex worked for WaterAid, Save the Children, Global Campaign for Education, Robin Hood Tax campaign and Comic Relief.

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Dr. Liesbet Steer

Dr. Liesbet Steer

Dr. Liesbet Steer is the Executive Director of the Education Commission, chaired by former UK Prime Minister and UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown.

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