Mrs Haniah Sultanbawa, born Haniah Ismail, was the first female Muslim from the Southern Province to graduate from university. She talks about the challenges she faced in her path to a degree from the University of Ceylon in 1960, and the people who helped her along the way.

iam.lk/ is a narratives project exploring Sri Lanka's regional identity in sound and image. 36 portraits of Sri Lankan elders.

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