The founder of the Arab International Women’s Forum discusses the Arab region’s progress and needs in areas of innovation, gender, and links between industry and academia.
Exhibitions in Cairo and Alexandria mark Women’s Month and celebrate the power of art to bring about social change.
Nirmeen Elmadany, a postdoctoral researcher from Gaza, tells Al-Fanar Media about her experiences studying and working in Europe.
Susan Schaefer Davis, American anthropologist, worked with women rug weavers in rural Morocco for decades. She paid tribute to their strength and skill in a recent book.
On International Women’s Day, the Syrian-born astronomer Shadia Habbal speaks to Al-Fanar Media about her journey to a distinguished career in science.
Kuwait University defends Women and Gender Studies’ teaching staff after public figures and clerics question their course.
Saudi women who studied cinema abroad with help from new government scholarship programmes want to share their expertise in the kingdom.
Naouel Abdellatif Mami, vice rector of external relations at Setif 2 University, believes in the importance of global collaborations and study abroad.
A longtime educator and administrator at Palestine’s An-Najah National University, Kherieh Rassas works to build international ties that help students.
Effat University is moving toward gender equality by admitting men. Most aspects of student life, however, will remain gender segregated.