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Tessy Antony de Nassau receives Professor Honoris Causa from Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition

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Tessy Antony de Nassau has been awarded a Professor Honoris Causa from the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition in London for her work in education.

The former royal announced the honour on her Twitter account last week.

Tessy said she was “very honoured” to receive the Professor Honoris Causa.

The Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition focuses on learning difficulties, brain disorders, autism, epilepsy and behavioural disorders.

Tessy is a passionate proponent of education and co-founded Professors Without Borders which provides education in Asia and Africa in an effort to improve teacher mobility around the world.

Professors Without Borders (PWB) was founded by Tessy Antony, Princess of Luxembourg alongside Dr Caroline Varin and Majeks Walker with the mantra of “Educate, Inspire, Empower.”

The organisation explains on their website, “Our ambition for Professors Without Borders is to improve teacher mobility around the world so that every student can experience a dedicated, professional and inspiring learning environment that will fire them up for their next stages in life.

“Education, for us, is not just about learning. It’s also about doing. We want to inspire our students to confidently engage with the world and contribute to making it a better place, starting with their immediate environment.”

Professors Without Borders currently operates in Sierre Leon, Uganda, India, Thailand with plans to expand into other countries.

You can learn more about Professors Without Borders here.

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