Robin Chaurasiya is no stranger to breaking stereotypes. In 2009, when she was expelled from the US Air Force for being a lesbian, the Indian-American activist joined the successful campaign to repeal the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy towards gay military personnel. A year later, she travelled to India to start Kranti, an NGO that educates sex workers in Mumbai

Now, Chaurasiya has been chosen as one of the 10 finalists of the Global Teacher Prize, a $1 million award given to exceptional teachers who are transforming the lives of students as well as communities. Read more…

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Indian woman who teaches Mumbai’s sex workers is one of the world’s 10 best teachers