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 Zephaniah Free Education in the Media

“What makes us different from other organizations is that [everything] is done by a single girl who proved that only one girl can change thousands of lives.”    —Zephaniah

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International Award Winner Sister Zeph is a founder of Zephaniah Women’s Education and Empowerment Foundation. Listed below are all interviews and a documentary about her lifelong struggle to promote education in Pakistan.

LYNN SYMS PRIZE

Sister Zeph of Pakistan has been selected as the winner of the Lynn Syms Prize for her initiative, Zephaniah Free Education, which seeks to educate and empower women through both formal education and skills training. Her organization has taught over 500 girls and empowered 100 more. She attributes much of her success to the use of digital tools—from World Pulse to YouTube—which helped her inspire supporters, share success stories. Sister Zeph will be awarded the 2014 Lynn Syms Prize, in partnership with sculptor and philanthropist,Lynn Syms seeks to recognize an outstanding grassroots woman and visionary voice using digital tools to effect change and advance her community work.

Watch Interview

Below is an interview of Shahzad Hameed Ahmad from the Malala Fund, Director of the Flight of the Falcons documentary, showing Sister Zeph’s struggles to promote girls education. Click Here.

Articles featuring Zephaniah Free Education

  1. Breaking Stereotypes about Pakistan has become Fun- TNS News
  2. http://images.dawn.com/news/1174106
  3. http://tribune.com.pk/story/978836/pakistani-documentary-shortlisted-for-asia-pacific-child-rights-award/
  4. http://tns.thenews.com.pk/breaking-stereotypes-pakistan-become-fun/#.VjzUTrcrLIU
  5. http://www.pakistanherald.com/news/5311/08-april-2015/shehzad-hameed-on-his-quest-to-change-perception-of-pakistani-women-through-films
  6. http://www.brandsynario.com/tag/sister-zeph/
  7. http://www.indiandramas.pk/pakistans-flight-of-the-falcons-nominated-for-2015-asia-pacific-child-rights-award.html
  8. https://www.worldpulse.com/en/global-issues/stories/sister-zeph-classroom-revolutionary
  9. Pakistan: Learning Love at Zephaniah Free Academy
  10. Lovingly Empowering Women and Girls in Pakistan – Zephaniah Free Academy
  11. The Light of Knowledge- Northernchowk
  12. Our roof is the Sky. Our limit is the Sky.
  13. #HeforShe: Meet A Pakistani Director Who’s Raising Awareness For Girls’ Education Through Film- Malala Fund Blog

  14. http://www.upworthy.com/despite-death-threats-shes-still-teaching-and-a-global-online-community-has-her-backhttp://www.upworthy.com/despite-death-threats-shes-still-teaching-and-a-global-online-community-has-her-back
  15. ://www.sunscious.com/news/read?id=19200https
  16. http://images.dawn.com/news/1175427
  17. http://mypakistan.pk/how-sister-zephs-one-room-school-in-gujranwala-became-a-global-sensation/
  18. http://images.dawn.com/news/1174106
  19. http://tribune.com.pk/story/1110834/pakistani-filmmaker-wins-gold-medal-new-york-festivals/http://tribune.com.pk/story/1110834/pakistani-filmmaker-wins-gold-medal-new-york-festivals/
  20. http://tribune.com.pk/story/978836/pakistani-documentary-shortlisted-for-asia-pacific-child-rights-award/
  21. https://www.worldpulse.com/en/voices-rising/stories/sister-zeph-classroom-revolutionaryhttps://www.worldpulse.com/en/voices-rising/stories/sister-zeph-classroom-revolutionary
  22. http://femcyclopaedia.redelephantfoundation.org/2017/03/sister-zephaniah.html
  23. https://www.facebook.com/carlawynnhall/videos/259926114455748/?pnref=story
  24. https://posts.google.com/share/68uOh5mg/TXZZPR

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