Aisha Elgayar

Aisha Elgayar

Aisha is an Egyptian journalist, based in Kuwait. She writes about women, children and education at Al-Qabas, an Arabic daily Kuwaiti electronic newspaper.

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Gender Human Rights Literature & Translation Profiles

A Stateless Poet Finds Her Home and Identity in Literature

Aisha Elgayar | 09 Sep 2020

Mona Kareem, who will teach at Princeton University this fall, employs her poetic talent to highlight the issues of Kuwait’s Bedoon population.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Gender Politics Religion

Kuwait Shuts Down an Art Exhibit. Is the ‘Most Open’ Gulf Society Closing?

Aisha Elgayar | 25 Feb 2020

Artists believe the shuttering of Shurooq Amin’s show by Kuwaiti authorities is the latest indicator of the country’s decline in freedom of expression.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Development

Kuwaiti Group Seeks to Nurture Creativity by Changing Mind-Sets

Aisha Elgayar | 08 Jan 2020

Nuqat, an independent foundation, encourages creative thinking to solve problems in the Arab world through education and youth skills development.

Development Gender Policy

Crown Prince Pushes Change in Saudi Higher Education

Aisha Elgayar, Edward Fox | 19 Jul 2018

Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.

Development Finances Scholarships Students

Saudi Cuts in Student Aid Leave Some Struggling

Aisha Elgayar | 15 Feb 2018

The government has not said when or how it will resume an internal scholarship program it suspended two years ago.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Faculty Minorities

A Kuwaiti Academic Fights for Embracing Diversity

Aisha Elgayar | 27 Sep 2017

Ibtihal Al-Khatib adopts critical thinking as a lifestyle and a teaching method to her students at Kuwait University.

Data & Surveys Fraud Research Students Study Abroad

In Kuwait, Students Can Buy Ready-Made Research

Aisha Elgayar | 20 Aug 2017

Some Kuwaiti universities are now using software to detect work that is not the student’s own.

Politics Students Study Abroad Terrorism

Arab Students Caught in Regional Conflict With Qatar

Aisha Elgayar | 13 Jun 2017

After many Arab countries broke relations with Qatar, Qataris abroad are facing the consequences and Arab students and professors in Qatar also feel threatened.

Data & Surveys Development Employment

Kuwait Worries Expat Workforce Is Taking Jobs from College Graduates

Aisha Elgayar | 24 Apr 2017

Graduate unemployment rates are rising, but some say the problem isn’t foreign labor.

Research

Cooperation is Key to Strengthening Research, Scholars Say

Aisha Elgayar | 17 Jan 2017

Scientific research in the Arab region faces a lack of funding, but better exchange of information could help.




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