You Can Combine Motherhood and Study

Ahlam Mustafa / 21 Apr 2017 / Opinion

A Ph.D. candidate and mother of two young children says reaching her academic goal has been difficult but it can be done.

Can MOOCs Be Women’s Entryway into STEM?

Maha Bali, Patrice Torcivia Prusko / 07 Mar 2017 / Opinion

MOOCS could be a second (or first) chance for many women to enter STEM careers. But can the courses be designed to encourage that?

The Miscarriage Penalty

Jessica Winegar / 04 Jan 2017 / Opinion

The culture of silence surrounding miscarriage adds a further strain to the ability of female faculty members to succeed in academe, the writer says.

Sexual Harassment at the American University in Cairo

Whitney Buchanan / 16 Jun 2016 / Opinion

After being personally sexually harassed inside the campus, the writer calls the American University in Cairo to adopt more stringent measures against sexual harassment.

No, I Am Not Pregnant

Emily Van Duyne / 22 May 2016 / Opinion

Why women in academe feel our bodies are ‘always under watch’.

Save Jordan from a Curriculum That Promotes Division and Ignorance

Rana Sabbagh / 20 Jan 2016 / Opinion

In an open appeal to the Jordanian King, the writer explains the importance of reviewing the curriculum in the Kingdom, which is full of exclusionary ideology.

An Algerian Student’s Search for a Decent Home

Rim Hayat Chaif / 17 Nov 2015 / Opinion

A student seeking a master’s degree got an unpleasant surprise when she showed up at her dormitory.

A Conversation With Effat University President Haifa Jamal Al-Lail

Ahmad Sabri / 25 Jun 2015 / Opinion

Haifa Jamal Al-Lail spoke with Al-Fanar Media about the challenges Saudi universities face and the obstacles and opportunities for women in higher education.

Glass Doors: “Womenomics” in Jordan’s School Books

Mayyada Abu Jaber / 17 Apr 2015 / Opinion

The writer researches the direct and hidden gender biases in school textbooks, and the negative messages they convey about women’s economic participation.

How Higher Education Can Help End Sexual Harassment

Mahmoud Salem / 25 Mar 2014 / Opinion

In the wake of a widely publicized sexual-harassment incident on an Egyptian campus, the author proposes a way to ease the problem.