Safeena Husain honoured with the prestigious WISE Prize for Education 2023
Safeena Husain, the driving force behind Educate Girls, has been honoured with the prestigious WISE Prize for Education 2023 at the WISE 11 Summit (World Innovation Summit for Education) in Qatar, making her the first Indian woman to win the Prize for contributing to girls’ education in rural India.
Presented by the Qatar Foundation, the WISE Prize is a testament to Safeena’s commitment to bridging the gender gap in education in India. Safeena shared her sentiments on this accolade, “I am honoured and humbled for this recognition. This is a collective win for all of us working towards girls’ education, right from the government and local communities, to our dedicated gender champions and our valued supporters. Girls’ education is the most powerful tool and a transformative force in solving the world’s most complex problems. But most importantly it is her inherent right. At Educate Girls, we are steadfast in our commitment to contributing to this transformation.”