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Amal Giknis

I teach students English at Science Leadership Academy in Philadelphia.

After spending significant chapters of my life in Los Angeles, Virginia, and New York City, I've settled in Philadelphia with my husband. We like it here a whole lot.

You'll most likely find me in my classroom at SLA, where we believe that inquiry is fuel and that learning never ends. I get to empower young people to think critically, express freely, and be their best selves. I feel really fortunate that this is what defines so much of my world.

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