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George Richards

George Richards is the director of Community Jameel. Prior to becoming director in 2020, George led strategy for Community Jameel’s international programs from 2015, including the establishment of the MIT Jameel World Education Lab, and the MIT Jameel Clinic, the European Social Inclusion Initiative at J-PAL Europe, and the Transforming Refugee Education towards excellence program in Jordan with Save the Children and MIT J-WEL. He holds a first in Arabic and Persian from the University of Edinburgh.