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Convocation 2023: Meet Omer Malikyar

June 5, 2023
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Omer Malikyar

Omer Malikyar will never take education for granted.

That’s because, on the road to his June graduation with a degree in political science and Canadian Studies from the Faculty of Arts & Science, the member of Woodsworth College has had to summon courage and perseverance that is almost beyond human imagining.

Malikyar was born and raised in Ghazni, a trading and transit hub in southeastern Afghanistan. His father, a school principal, has spent the past 25 years operating a school for girls. Under the Taliban regime, his students are forbidden from pursuing formal learning past the Grade 6 level. 

Click here to read Omer's story this article posted on A&S News.

Listen to an interview featuring Omer on CBC Radio One here.

Click here to watch Omer on CTV News. 

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