Posted: 2/23/17

TAMIU Presidential Speakers Series Features Former Pakistan Education Minister



An education minister from 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner’s Malala Yousafzai’s province in Pakistan is the next scheduled speaker for the Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Presidential Speakers Series.

Dr. Khalid Khan will present “One Generation of Educated Women” Wednesday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Center for the Fine and Performing Arts Theatre. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Admission is free and open to the public.

The Series is coordinated by University College.

Dr. Khan is a strong proponent of Pakistan’s government opening universities to improve educational opportunities for all children, and girls in particular.

This province is in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, where a young Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for standing firm on her belief that girls have a right to an education. Malala survived and has become a world advocate for girls’ rights and education.

For more information, contact University College at university.college@tamiu.edu or 326.2789 or visit www.tamiu.edu/uc

University office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.