MFT Trustee awarded Royal Institute of British Architect - Rising Star Award
We are delighted to announce, Mannan Foundation's Co-Founder and Trustee Tumpa Husna Yasmin Fellows has been nominated and awarded the RIBA Rising Stars Award.
Tumpa was commended for addressing the social, economical and environmental issues faced by disadvantaged rural communities, through the project Rajapur Women's Literacy & Healthcare Centre. The judges expressed Tumpa to be "A kind of Francis Kéré in the making".
The RIBA Journal states; "Overall, the judges praised Fellows for ‘having it all’ – natural leadership, a collaborative mindset, energy, social awareness and a hard-working attitude. Mark Skelly thinks she demonstrated a lot of drive in picking up her father’s charity, while Mary Duggan says she is simply incredible."
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