what if preventing extinction now depends on action learning curricula of 10 most loving humans? inconveniently in 1984 i co-authored 2025report arguing sustainability depending on changing education systems- then i was only 60% confident as a statistician now we have data to be 95% confident- this does not mean we know all of the 10 most different 10 to learn from though 2 have just died since dec 2020-others need to be headhunted eg can the Un headhunt pope francis please and make sure every operational division connects its AI with franciscan human1? if Biden doesnt want to help advance that he should resign -sorry the last president of any western nation that millennials could have gained most from was JFK - what did he mean by us interdependence; why is he the only world leader in technology's moores lay decades to have given the next generation a decade long goal (moon race) - half of humans are under 30 and their generation has mots to gain or lose- can we please design womensverse.net to vote for which under 30s woman the world can learn from
In overview, this nonlinear system evolved like this. From 1972, Abed found himself responsible for designing village business micro franchises and training illiterate village mothers -initially up to 15000 mothers in a meta village of 100000 people which Abed had built with his live savings. Micro franchises could change the whole of aid if the entrepreneurial and education challenge could be met profitably operate priorities such as supplying rice to end starvation distributing basic medicines: preventing unnecessary deaths of infants and mothers was the priority purpose of these business. At www.economistbangla.com we aim to list 50 microfranchises that Abed helped design over 50 years – they are mainly to do with health and all dynamics of rural : 1 life saving food security, 2 rural crafts (Aarong was a skills network begun by Abed’s wife Ayesha) etc creating income trades with citizens, 3rd being a worldwide collaboration epicentre on forestry and other climate adaptability solutions the rural half of humanity can contribute as millennials are first generation to leave a zero footprint.
Over the next 15 years further education of village mothers included practice of oral rehydration nationwide; doing vaccination half of all mothers households.
4.2 After 15 years the second educational focus of brac became designing and training teachers for 40000 primary schools and then pre-schools. All the curricula were printed by brac. By 2010, Brac’s first 25 years of educating 10 million children in Bangladesh
4.3 Brac tried to keep linkingin any graduates of its primary system. Teenage skills has been a missing area of worldwide aid right up to 2015. However where it could brac developed scholarships for secondary and increasingly it partnered libraries and community centres in peer to peer training of teenage girls. Pretty much any skill that female entrepreneurs can make a living can be matched with a brac training a brac training module
4.4 At a millennium goal party it is rumored Mrs Steve Jobs first asked abed why are brac solutions not served worldwide. In the late 1990s villages were only just beginning to be connected by mobile and solar so Abed was extremely busy with digitalisi8ng brac’s Bangladesh operations but by starting brac university 2001 he reasoned he could both link researchers who wanted to learn in Bangladesh and start designing some worldwide solutions. Nationally the goal would be to become the best university during the rest of his lifetime; globally he hoped to connect dozens of new university partnerships in line with the fact that brac across all its service domains was becoming the worlds largest NGO partnership. From the get-go brac university was the destination of global researchers of cholera, oral rehydration and related diseases – college name JP Grant school of public health. Its second global worldwide hub would become the MA in playschool design with partners such as Lego foundation and quite soon the world bank as well as all un agencies concerned with refugee children. Extraordinarily it was as late as 2010s that annual summits started celebrating education laureates. Abed became a core knowledge collaborator with Asia’s 2 most impactful summits -wise led by Qatar’s first lady in association with her girls university campus and a parallel summit WISH celebrating last mile health services. Yidan Prize an luminaries out of Hong Kong – now the life long pursuit of former TenCent founder Charles Yidan
4.5 Early learning playschools was the first global focus of abed- he believed this was a missing opportunity everywhere and this also matched solutions for refugee education that5 were multiplying in urgency
4.6 The idea of Educational Luminaries can be thought of as Charles Yihan’s legacy gift to Abed though it also mimics his life’s joy of making partnerships in education in every practice area – especially the primary sdgs: food health, building 100000 person live maters communities, financial services for the previously unbanked. Yidan is well placed to choose edtech luminaries: with the Naumann AI Hall of Fame pilot surveys, and out of eg Stanford as connectors of everything else that non linear 21st c education partnerships need to COLLAB & celebrate if todays youth are to be the first sdg generation.