other profiles of wise
launched educaton laureates - first laureate sir fazle abed world number 1 educator for poorest and learning a living - dna of 35 yeras of village networks founded by brac is paulo freire whose book applies POP to education- POP values profession by action learning with poorest and applying tech preferentially to poorest part of the wise prize does global research inspired by the laureate - publication learning for living has now been translated in both english and chinese wise also inspires ==laureate roll of honor appears at bottom of this post
now biannual big summit qatar - other roving summits : so far beijing 2016, madrid imagining future of education 2017
has probably the most relevant linkedin group
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APPENDIX: LAUREATES ROLL OF HONOR
2015 - Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Afghanistan
, 1995 founder and CEO of the Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL). founded the Institute in 1995 in response to the lack of education and healthcare in Afghanistan. When girls’ education was banned under Taliban rule, the AIL organized underground home schools for 3,000 girls across the country.
|2014 - Ms Ann Cotton, The United Kingdom|
Founder and President of Camfed. In 1993, Cotton founded the Campaign for Female Education, which sponsors programs designed and implemented by communities to fully suit their unique needs. The organization takes a holistic approach by working in partnership with all the constituencies that influence a girl’s education and life choices to break the cycle of poverty, child marriage, high birth rates, and high rates of HIV/AIDS. Innovative, community-led education programs have already benefitted over three million children in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Tanzania, and Malawi, and are implemented across 5,085 partner schools in 115 rural districts.
|2013 - Ms. Vicky Colbert, Colombia|
Ms Vicky Colbert, winner of the 2013 WISE Prize for Education, is Founder and Director of Fundación Escuela Nueva. The program has been implemented throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as in East Timor and Vietnam, empowering five million children around the globe with high-quality basic education.
|2012 – Dr. Madhav Chavan, India |
Co-founder and CEO of Pratham, the largest education NGO in India, Dr Chavan devised a simple formula to bring basic education to millions of under-privileged children in India. The organization’s programs are now active in 17 of the country’s 28 states. Pratham’s initiatives address the pre-school education needs of both in-school and out-of-school children –including computer literacy, vocational training, and special programs for vulnerable and working children
club of about 20 youth fellows assigned to do a project and report back next year