Education

A testimony to the power of female teachers

As part of our week-long Teach Her series on women's access to education worldwide, we've put a call out for lessons learned from female teachers.

We asked, "What's the coolest or most useful lesson a female teacher has given you?

The responses we've gotten so far are almost as awesome as the women they honor. Check them out below, then submit your own via social media using the hashtag #TeachHer.

 
Marco Werman: My seventh grade social studies teacher made me want...

What is the coolest or most useful thing a female teacher ever taught you?" Reply here or use the hashtag #TeachHer on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube. We're looking for 15 to 30 second videos.Your submission may be featured in our upcoming Across Women's Lives series on women's access to education, launching June 15.

Posted by PRI's The World on Friday, June 5, 2015

 

"What is the coolest or most useful thing a female teacher ever taught you?" I knew this one as soon as I saw the question. If you're still out there, Mrs. Keeny, you changed my life. #TeachHer #womenslives

Posted by Emilie Peck on Friday, June 5, 2015

"She recognized my strengths and weaknesses"

Tunisian Mehdi Guerfali thanks the Croatian mentor who taught him about his strengths and weaknesses. Share your 30 second videos thanking a woman teacher in your life. Use the hashtag #TeachHer.

Posted by PRI's The World on Friday, June 19, 2015

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