Aqeela Asifi: A Teacher in Exile Continues the Struggle
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Aqeela Asifi: A Teacher in Exile Continues the Struggle

Imagine teaching for 23 years in a small Afghan refugee camp at Kot Chandana village, on the outskirts of the Punjab province in Pakistan, and then, one day, learning that Stephen Hawking himself has lauded you and your work. Aqeela Asifi—one of the top ten finalists for this year’s Global Teacher Prize—knows this feeling. In a video posted on the contest’s Facebook page, Professor … Continue reading