WISE Prize Laureate’s Speech: “Education is the most important catalyst for change.”

Higher Education July 28, 2013

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder of BRAC, receives the first WISE Prize for Education from His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar, at the Opening Plenary Session of the WISE Summit in Doha, Qatar. Sir Abed founded BRAC in 1972 and has built the world’s largest and most efficient NGO based on the principle of empowering people to grow as individuals, to manage the welfare of their families and to contribute to their societies. Accepting the specially designed gold medal, Sir Abed thanks Qatar Foundation for this global recognition and reaffirms BRAC’s  commitment to helping people reach their full potential.