Graduation Week 2021: Ghada Omer-Attia

As the daughter of a civil engineer growing up in the Sudan, education has always been important to Ghada Omer-Attia. Her father fostered a lifelong love of learning, and her religion, Islam, encourages followers to become educated in order to better serve the community.

But as a young teenager, Omer-Attia discovered a love of education on her own through teaching. On May 13, she will graduate with her Doctor of Education in Educational Innovation.

“I started teaching when I was maybe 14 or 15 years old,” she said. “Back home, people always tell you that if you know something, you should share it.” Read the full story here.

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