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Published on Feb 25, 2012
Camilla Barry, Founder and President, Classrooms Across Cultures, Mill Valley, California, has been devoted to science education for more than 20 years. She emphasizes teaching critical thinking through hands on-science experiences, with "a fervent hope that the concept will translate" to other areas of her learners' lives. Since 2003, Camilla has played a leading role in restoring education for girls and women in Afghanistan. Her experiences in her annual visits to Afghanistan speak both to the "power of one" to make a difference and to the wonder of minds empowered.
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