Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
This description of Munir Hasan's work was prepared when Munir Hasan was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Inspired by the need for preparation of Bangladesh’s students for the International Mathematics Olympiad and the need for Bangladesh’s youth to succeed in new fields of science and technology, Munir Hasan is changing the way math is taught and understood by everyone in the country. Through daily mathematics publications in national newspapers and new textbooks, training for teachers, and mathematics festivals that reach tens of thousands of students and their families, Munir is making math a joyful priority for teachers, students and communities, and better preparing students for the new global economy.
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