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Google donates $1 million to AIMS: A TED Prize wish

Posted by: Emily McManus

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Amy Novogratz just announced from stage that Google has donated $1 million to AIMS, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences. This follows Daphney Singo’s moving talk about how AIMS is helping her gain her PhD in nuclear physics — a standing-ovation story of one South African woman’s determination to become educated. As her mother told her, “Education is the husband who will never leave you.”

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