On March 13 Al Hroub won the second Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for her work with children that have been exposed to violence.
Hanan Al Hroub
Random Related Posts
Chaste and virtuous woman spends life assuming she's better than her more sex-positive neighbor, and for this haughtiness becomes in…
Roundly-despised and unfairly-maligned seductress of the bible who ran afoul of the wrong priests.
Nanny of the Maroons
Led colony of escaped slaves and protected them from the English using borderline supernatural abilities.
When a neighboring tribe threatened the Yoruba, this queen went undercover as a spy to find their weakness.
Bisexual cross-dressing spy princess of the Qing dynasty - a hero to some and unspeakable villain to others.
Labotsibeni Gwamile LaMdluli
When her husband inadvertently sold the country to colonial forces, this queen spent the rest of her life getting it back.
Abducted from her tribe, this Maori woman managed to save her kinsmen and stop a war - by straddling a roof and cramming the house underneath.
Te Puea Herangi
The reluctant royal who became the Maori's greatest leader.
An Inuit woman so strong nobody could even beat her lice in arm-wrestling, her story just gets stranger the closer you look.
Somalia's ballsiest queen, she took power from men either figuratively or literally - by ordering much of the gender castrated.…