Upcoming Event: May 11, 2016

Women’s Leadership Education and Female Empowerment in 21st Century: Cases for Women in the Middle East and Afghanistan

May 11, 2016 4. PM to 6. PM
Conference Room 5183, Metropolitan Building at George Mason University’s Arlington Campus

3434 N Washington Boulevard, Arlington VA 22201

In an ever-changing regional and international geopolitical environment, educated women in the Middle East, North Africa, and South-east Asia have limited influence and leadership opportunities in the civic and political spheres.  We will discuss opportunities and challenges for women’s Leadership Education and Female Empowerment focus on women in Afghanistan and countries  in the Middle East.

Click here to see a video of the event!

Speakers:

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Nadereh Chomlou

International Development Advisor, former Senior Advisor of the World Bank 

Presenting: Women and Gender in the Middle East and Economic Development 

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Hodie Sultan

Program Officer for the Asia Center at the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP).

Presenting: Challenges and Opportunities for Women’s Education in Afghanistan 

 

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Leila Piran

Ph.D. in World Politics with a focus on the Middle East from the Catholic University of America

Presenting: women’s entrepreneurship in the Middle East 

 

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 Fariba Parsa
Ph. D. in Social Sciences, Founder of Women’s E-Learning in Leadership (WELL), Affiliated Faculty with Women and Gender Studies at George Mason University.
Chair and facilitator of the panel discussion

 


Event: December 4th, 2015

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