Ms. Fareen Wahid Qureshi – Teacher, Historian, Writer
The success story of this Mumbai based teacher is highly inspiring, who is set to make her mark in the field of education with her uniqueness.
Being recognised as the most distinguished teacher of humanities, with the award of “Pride of India Education 2019”, Fareen Wahid Qureshi, undoubtedly has made her mark in the field of education within a short span of 3 years. With an artistic bend of mind, she wants to ignite the power of imagination into her student’s mind. Students being the future of this nation, she wants them to be a knowledge power house, by virtue of which they would conquer this world.
Like any other entrepreneurial journey, Fareen too had to face many hardships initially and is grateful to have them, as it made her stronger and encouraged to move ahead with firm determination. Unlike the traditional teaching methodologies, she inspires learning of content as well as developing the skills necessary for students to explore and draw intelligent conclusions independently. It’s her father and college’s history professor, who remain inspiration to her indomitable curiosity. She admits that
The success story of this Mumbai based teacher is highly inspiring, who is set to make her mark in the field of education with her uniqueness.The success story of this Mumbai based teacher is highly inspiring, who is set to make her mark in the field of education with her uniqueness. “They have been my rigorous editors who challenged me to develop arguments and guide my thought process. In fact, they introduced me to the excitement of lively academic discussions which I enjoy a lot.”
A self-starter with strong interpersonal skills, Fareen is a quick learner and takes cues from her mistakes to move ahead in life and career. She uses her free time to compose poems and write short stories. Highly creative in nature, she attributes her father for all that has been imbibed into her. He has taught her to be comfortable with her own self, it’s from him she learned to take good decisions. Laugh at self isn’t easy, but that’s what her father taught her. Recalling her father’s contribution she says “He has supported me endlessly, made me believe in my dreams and kept cheering for me as those dreams turned into reality.” In fact her passion for helping others and using all her experiences to better the world is completely inspired by her father.
Overcoming depression was a major struggle which she handled bravely in order to march forward in her career. With a creative mind, she looks at things in different perspective. Also being a meritorious student helped her to master her subjects very well.
It was her childhood dream and passion that sparked off this entrepreneurial journey. The vision to transform this country through youth transformation helped her to launch the mission of bringing revolution to the education industry. Creative outlook and out-of-the-box thinking helps her to provide with a creative solution to any given problem. Through teaching she wants to make a difference in her students’ life. And through her creativity she wants to sail smoothly in her entrepreneurial expedition. Like a true businessperson, she believes in utilizing every bit of time available with her. And effectively uses her free time too.