Episode 190 – Teach for Pakistan | Pakistan’s Education Crisis | Khadija Shahper Bakhtiar

Uzair talks to Khadija Shahper Bakhtiar about Teach for Pakistan and the organization’s mission and vision. The conversation also focuses on the fellowship program being run by the organization and the key challenges facing Pakistan’s education sector.

Khadija Shahper Bakhtiar is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Teach For Pakistan, a national nonprofit organization that nurtures leadership to end educational inequity. Teach For Pakistan provides inspired university graduates the opportunity and support to teach for two years in low-income communities through a structured Fellowship program and develop the leadership skills and contextual understandings to affect long-term, system-wide reform for educational equity.

You can learn more about the fellowship here – https://iteachforpakistan.org

Reading recommendations:
– The Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire