Brac founder Sir Fazle Hasan Abed

December 20, 2019
December 20, 2019

Recognising an innovative education model

The Yidan Prize 2019 (for education) is the latest of many global awards and recognitions earned by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founder of Brac, for his lifelong contribution to education and development in Bangladesh and 10 other countries, from Afghanistan to Uganda. It is the most prestigious and the largest in value, sometimes described as the Education Nobel Prize. The announcement was made on September 19, in Hong Kong, by Koichiro Matsuura, former Unesco Director-General and the chair of the judging committee for the prize.

April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed gets 'Lego Prize 2018'

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of Brac, has been awarded the “Lego Prize 2018,” in recognition of his outstanding

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