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Agami Carolinas Third Annual Pitha Uthshob – THANK YOU

John F. Kennedy once said, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.”

As we gather with family and friends to give thanks for the many blessings in our lives, we must remember the vocation to which we all are called - education... 

Learn & Lunch Session & Certificate giving ceremony of Life is Fun Science Education Program

Monthly Learn & Lunch (L&L) session and certificate giving ceremony of Life is Fun (LiF) program was held at Agami Education Foundation (AEF) office on 15th July 2017. AEF EC members, distinguished guests, general members, volunteers, interns and AEF staffs attended the program. 

The program contained speeches of the AEF executive director Nafisa Khanam, presentations by LiF project manager Zinnia Afrin, open discussions, certificate giving ceremony and much more. The program started at 1.00 pm and wrapped up at 2.30 pm. The program was conducted by AEF director of administration Abdur Rahman Khan.

Agami-Sponsored FAMES Made Progress in Ensuring Quality Education

A three-member team of Agami Education Foundation (AEF) comprises of M. Abdur Rahman Khan, Director-Administration; Md. Nayim Uddin, School Programme Monitoring Manager and Mr. Parvez, a volunteer of AEF visited the Foyzunnessa Ahmed Foundation Multilingual Elementary School (FAMES) on 03 June (Saturday), 2017.

Agami Board Election and Annual General Meeting (AGM) in August 2017

Agami will be holding its 2017 AGM (Annual General Meeting).

Date: August 13, 2017

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm PST

Location: Evergreen Library Community Room, San Jose, California, USA (here)

Remote participants: Please call in on Google Hangouts (INFO COMING SOON)

Agenda:

     Board member elections

     Agami overview

Annual Khan Academy Bangla Project Review Meeting: July 15, 2017

All:  On behalf of the Khan Academy Bangla (KAB) team, I would like to invite you to the Annual KAB Project Review Meeting. The objective of the meeting is to share updates, challenges and future plans related to KAB with all Agami stakeholders and provide an opportunity to participants to share any questions or feedback.

Date & Time: July 15, 2017 (Saturday); 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PST)

Location: Google Hangout at https://hangouts.google.com/hangouts/_/agami.org/annual-kab

To access the meeting, please login using your agami.org account and go to the above link.

Wall magazine competition in Dhaka for Agami-sponsored schools

On 3 June 2017, Agami Education Foundation successfully completed the judgment of the Wall Magazine Contest – 2017, themed on “Pahela Baishakh-1424” From a number of submissions from 10 Agami-supported schools in three groups, Zannatul Ferdous Keya, a prominent artist, selected the following schools as the winners in different groups:

An Exclusive Interview With Babu Rahman, Cofounder and Founding President of Agami Inc.

In the April 2017 issue of the Agami News, a newsletter of Agami, an exclusive interview with Dr. Babu Rahman was published by Azmeena Sayeed and Mahir Khan, co-editors of the Agami Newsletter. Dr. Babu Rahman, a co-founder of Agami Inc., founding president President, and current Director of Operations-North America. He reflected on his thoughts on how far Agami has come since his early days in charitable work, as well as where he thinks Agami is headed. 

Life is Fun (LiF) Science Education : preparing for the Big Picture in 2017 and 2018

The second phase (Phase II) of Agami’s science education program, Life is Fun (LiF) has come to a successful completion in February 2017. Launched in July 2016, in Phase II all eight lesson modules have been developed, out of which 4 were tested and revised in Phase II.  About 350 students in grades 3-5 in 6 Agami schools, including 2 new, were reached through this initiative. Total budget for the first phase of the project in 2016 was $5000 sponsored by Mentor Graphics Foundation.

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