Fatima Tuz Zahra

Fatima Tuz Zahra, from Bangladesh, completed her B.A. (Honors) in English and M.A. in Applied Linguistics and ELT from the University of Dhaka. Before coming to Penn for her Masters studies in International Educational Development she was working at BRAC University, Bangladesh. While at Penn, Fatima has worked with the Bangladeshi immigrants in Upper Darby, West Philadelphia as a part of her research training. Under the supervisions of Dr. Dan Wagner, she also worked as a coordinator for the International Education Doctoral Working Group (IEDWG), which aims to provide doctoral students with research interests in international educational development with opportunities and resources to pursue them. Fatima will be working at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris during Summer 2012. From September 2012, she will pursue her PhD studies in Interdisciplinary Studies in Human Development at Penn. Her research interests include international educational development, education and language policy and reforms, information and communication technologies (ICTs) and inequalities in education.

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