Safeena Husain

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About Safeena Husain
  • Founder and Executive Director, Educate Girls
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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.