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The Story of Us: Meet Tamara from Bon Education

Tamara Durzi came to Bon Education in September after three months teaching in Peru. Prior to her travels, she worked in human capital development and STEM education initiatives in Abu Dhabi. What is your role at Bon Education? As an Education Program Manager at Bon, I have the pleasure of working on programs that help [...]

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Bridging Iran, the US and the Globe: Two Minutes with Shared_Studios Creator Amar Bakshi

Imagine stepping into a golden shipping container in New York City and suddenly seeing the face of a resident in Tehran, Iran. A stranger at first, yes; however, soon you’re sharing your interests and opinions – maybe even playing music together. Suddenly, you realize, you’ve made a new friend – a connection – with someone [...]

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Inspiring Learning: Two Minutes with Global Educator Kerrin Barrett

The most recent estimates by the United Nations show that 58 million primary school-aged children worldwide are out of school. In addition, approximately 250 million children are unable to read and write. These numbers are hard to comprehend; however, they are slowly decreasing, thanks to organizations and people dedicated to giving all children equal educational [...]

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Going the Distance for Education

When you can’t make it to school in person, what do you do? For many students, children and adults alike, they just don’t go. However, this means no formal education, which can ultimately be the difference between getting or not getting a job for many people around the world. In many locations, distance education, or [...]

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