University of Manchester
A discussion of literacy as a vehicle which enables women from urban Afghanistan and rural Nepal to overcome societal challenges and participate in society
Farhana is a graduate in BA (Hons) English Language for Education and is a current student in MEd Psychology of Education at the University of Manchester.
She is a mentor at Mosaic which is an organisation which aims to raise the educational aspirations of students from socially deprived areas. She is an active member of the University of Manchester Islamic Society and is also the Head of College Islamic Societies under the Federation of Student Islamic Societies which aims to serve the needs of Muslim students across the UK. Farhana is a volunteer with various charities across the UK and regularly fundraises on behalf of them. Her most recent fundraising appeal was on behalf of Islamic Help where she raised money for necessities such as food and shelter for the people of Rohingya. Farhana aims to pursue a PhD in Education researching the area of academic attainment and disadvantaged children.