Higher Education & the Development of Refugee Communities - Kamal Ahmad

By Anab Khan



In this interview, Anab Khan (JS Scholar 2019) talks to Kamal Ahmad about the complex and important relationship between higher education and social and economic development for women and refugee populations. They specifically discuss Mr. Ahmad's work in Bangladesh with Rohingya Refugee communities.


Mr. Ahmad is the founder of the Asian University for Women. A remarkable educator and entrepreneur, Mr. Ahmad has been promoting education throughout his life, including co-directing the World Bank/UNESCO Task Force on Higher Education & Society. He has received multiple awards for his work, including the UN Gold Peace Medal.