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TAMIU Presidential Speakers Series Features Former Pakistan Education Minister Posted: 2/23/17

TAMIU Presidential Speakers Series Features Former Pakistan Education Minister

 

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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.