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April 15, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has destroyed so much - including hundreds of schools, where the country's children were forging their futures - but it has not stopped Ukrainians from pursuing knowledge and curiosity. In a deeply moving talk, education leader Zoya Lytvyn shares her first-hand experience evacuating Kyiv and takes inside the ongoing effort to continue educating children amid war and destruction. "As long as the children keep learning and the teachers keep teaching - even while they are starving in shelters under bombardment, even in refugee camps - we are undefeated," she says.

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