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Yusra Mouzughi: A British-Libyan Academic Pursues a Vision for Education in the Gulf

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 May 2021

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.

Democracy Education Reform Profiles Research

Vartan Gregorian: From Immigrant to Leading Philanthropist

Burton Bollag | 02 May 2021

The life and work of Vartan Gregorian bridged cultures and religions.

Faculty Politics Profiles Social Sciences

Maha Yahya: An Architect Turned Scholar Focuses on People

Samar Kadi | 06 Apr 2021

For Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, what’s interesting about architecture is how it impacts people’s lives.

Gender Profiles Refugees Research Science

Safaa Kumari: A Syrian Plant Virologist Seeks to Safeguard Key Agricultural Crops

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 12 Mar 2021

Safaa Kumari develops disease-resistant, high-yielding crops to save farmers’ livelihoods and enhance the region’s food security.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles Students

Zeana Atarbashi: Women and History Inspire an Engineer-Turned-Artist

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Mar 2021

The Iraqi-Canadian artist Zeana Atarbashi draws on the heritage of her hometown, Mosul, and the life-giving power of women.

Faculty Gender Health & Medicine Profiles Research Students

Niveen Abu-Rmeileh: Using Statistical Epidemiology to Improve Health in Palestine

Asma' Jawabreh | 11 Mar 2021

Earning a Ph.D. in statistical epidemiology inspired Niveen Abu-Rmeileh to strive to improve the public health sector in Palestine.

Faculty Gender Inequality Profiles Research

Jala Makhzoumi: A Landscape Architect in a Race to Stop Desertification

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 11 Mar 2021

The Iraqi landscape architect Jala Makhzoumi bridges academic research and practical support in the quest for a greener region.

Faculty Gender Inequality Profiles Social Sciences Teaching

Lubna Akroush: Sociologist Seeks Justice and Equality for Women Academics

Roufan Nahhas | 10 Mar 2021

The sociologist Lubna Akroush and colleagues set up the Association of Jordanian Women Academics in 2014 to help women succeed in the university world.

Faculty Gender Politics Profiles Social Sciences Students

Fadia Kiwan: Born to Be a University Educator

Samar Kadi | 09 Mar 2021

As director general of the Arab Women Organization, the political scientist Fadia Kiwan is keen on projects that empower women. But teaching remains her first love.

Administration Faculty Gender Profiles Students Teaching

Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail: University Leader and Role Model for Young Women

Melanie Swan | 09 Mar 2021

As president of Effat University, Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail is fulfilling a dream of making a difference in the lives of Saudi women.




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