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Dr Sakena Yacoobi

Executive Director and founder of the Afghan Institute of Learning
Sakena Yacoobi Established to provide education and health services to women and children, the Afghan Institute of Learning has provided services to seven million Afghans by working at the grassroots level. The Afghan Institute of Learning was the first organization to offer human rights and leadership training to Afghan women and first to open Women’s Learning Centers. Dr Yacoobi is a Senior Ashoka fellow and has received multiple awards and honors, including the Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights, the Peter Gruber Foundation Women’s Rights Prize, the Henry R. Kravis Award for Leadership and three honorary doctorates.
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