SPARK, a development NGO, and UN Women are offering gender-specific training to help women entrepreneurs in countries set back by Covid-19.
Arab universities need to do more to support young researchers, and women in particular, argues the nanotechnologist Amal Amin.
An Egyptian artist and critic reviews prominent Palestinian art that focuses on Al-Aqsa Mosque as a national emblem and center of the Arab-Israeli struggle.
A researcher in Iraqi Kurdistan looks for the roots of attitudes that lead to discrimination and violence against women.
Yusra Mouzughi guided Muscat University from an idea to an institution. Now she’s taking on a new challenge as president of Bahrain’s Royal University for Women.
The percentage of Algerian women in engineering studies has jumped sharply since 2005, but some have mixed feelings about the profession.
In a region where gender studies programs are rare, a new center at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, is opening eyes—and minds.
The recent World Forum for Women in Science stressed the role of science and education in improving refugees’ lives and the world.
Safaa Kumari develops disease-resistant, high-yielding crops to save farmers’ livelihoods and enhance the region’s food security.