Shehzad Roy, Pakistani Pop Star and Humanitarian, Wins Chicago Council Award

Article by Naazish YarKhan at Huffington Post

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs has awarded the 2009 Patricia Blunt Koldyke Fellowship on Social Entrepreneurship to Shehzad Roy, Pakistani pop star and president and founder of the Zindagi Trust, an organization working to improve primary and secondary education in Pakistan. The fellowship recognizes Roy’s commitment to providing better learning opportunities in government-run schools, and honors his goal of encouraging Pakistan’s youth “to value education and provide them with the knowledge and opportunities they need to realize a peaceful, democratic political future.”

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