Thaki was selected into the 2020 Solver Class from a pool of over 2,600 applicants from 135 countries for our unique and innovative approach to the present and future of educating girls and women under the Learning for Girls & Women Challenge.
Thaki was one of four awardees of the GM Prize on Learning for Girls & Women and Good Jobs & Inclusive Entrepreneurship, supported by General Motors under the MIT Solve submission.
Thaki was one of three recipients of the Andan Prize for Innovation for Refugee Inclusion under the MIT Solve submission. The Andan Foundation aims to increase self-reliance of refugees by unleashing the human capital through education, entrepreneurship and employment.
Thaki founder, Rudayna Abdo, won the 2017 TEDxAmsterdamEd Award. The theme of the fifth edition of TEDxAmsterdamED was ‘From an Outside Perspective,’ aimed at finding solutions to the challenges of our time by taking a step back and viewing the system as a spectator, from another perspective.
Thaki won the participants prize Impact Prize contest in 2020 held by Kiron to showcase people and organizations doing extraordinary things for displaced communities. The Impact Prize was part of the Virtual Refugee Conference.
In December 2020 Thaki founder, Rudayna Abdo, was recognized among seven changemakers to watch in 2021 who are moving people and planet towards better futures by the THNK School of Creative Leadership.
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