Dabung Girl – A gender equality superhero

Saurabh Agarwal MPA 2014 creates a superhero for the young girls of India

AFTER GRADUATING in 2014, Saurabh Agarwal from Harvard Kennedy School and his wife, Neelam Pol, from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the two returned to India, working for organizations such as the World Bank and UNICEF. But they became increasingly convinced that their best bet for creating real social change might come from sharing their transformational educational experiences. “Those HKS classes were so experiential in nature, we thought that if we could take those lessons to kids, they might have a chance to break the cycle of poverty and create a better future for themselves,” Agarwal says.

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