Past Events

“Beyond Happy: Women, Work, and Well-Being” Presentation by author Dr. Beth Cabrera

November 1, 2017

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Dr. Cabrera is the author of “Beyond Happy: Women, Work, and Well-Being” and a senior scholar at George Mason University’s Center for the Advancement of Well-Being. She works with companies to help them create positive work environments where people thrive. Her approach, based on the latest research from the field of positive psychology, is extremely effective in developing leaders, building teams, and advancing careers.

My Journey in America

September 27, 2017

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WELL Information/Discussion Session 

May 10, 2017

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Interest meeting for WELL Student Organization

April 21, 2017

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Journey to Self-Empowerment Workshop
Collaboration with Into Mason

March 23, 2017

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Topics on Leadership

February 15, 2017


Speaker: Wendi Manuel-Scott speaking on “Authentic Leadership”

December 6, 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!


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

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


 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 


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

 December 4th, 2015

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October 3rd, 2016


November 7, 2016

Meet our members of WELL Student Union and vote for your favorite female leaders!

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