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  • Kamini Menon grew up primarily in Kenya and Uganda, and completed her undergraduate degree in journalism from an American university in Nairobi.
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Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad
Kamini Menon – communications for change

Kamini Menon joined the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad in August 2016 as its Communications Specialist, but her engagement with its educational vision had started long before – as a grade 5 student at the Aga Khan primary school in Kampala, Uganda.

That was where she discovered talents in table tennis and athletics, became a class prefect and initiated cleaning campaigns to keep the buildings litter-free.  “It’s interesting that I can draw parallels between that childhood experience and the Academy in Hyderabad – with its focus on holistic learning, opportunities to learn new sports and inculcating in its students an awareness about the environment.”

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