The week before Christmas, on the occasion of its 56th convocation, the University of Guyana awarded Ameena Gafoor an honorary degree of Doctor of Letters. The petition was ceremoniously presented before the Prime Minister on behalf of her absent Mrs. Gafoul in recognition of her extraordinary contributions to the cultural field of Guyana and the Caribbean. The university recognized her membership of the institution by awarding her the highest degree, honors, for the entirety of her research in literature, art, and the expansion of cultural understanding. rice field.
Ameena Gafoor, D Lett (UG), MPhil, MA, BA (UWI), MS is a literary critic, editor, publisher, author, curator, entrepreneur, philanthropist, social worker and cultural activist. I have devoted my tangible life. An intangible contribution to art and humanism. Her formal education and personal progress in academic studies underscored her triumph over personal, cultural, ethnic, family history, gender-related, social and political circumstances. A statement detailing her continued, consistent, and unflinching public activism, including how she turned that personal victory into public and national gain. deepen.