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The education of Kamal Ahmad

Kamal Ahmad Kamal Ahmad started the Asian University for Women to increase levels of higher education in poor countries. (Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff)
By Irene Sege
Globe Staff / September 9, 2008

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The first time Kamal Ahmad started a school he was a 14-year-old boy in his native Bangladesh, the son of a university biochemist and a writer, living on a campus where children worked as household servants and couldn't read. So Ahmad organized classes for them in garages left empty by day. (Full article: 1368 words)

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