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Prof. Mervat Foda: My work between 2012 and 2014

Prof. Mervat Foda: My work between 2012 and 2014

Prof. Mervat Foda 2012 Prof. Mervat Foda organized the Sixth workshop of The Society for Women in Science in Developing Countries –Egypt, “OWSDW National Chapter” entitled “Let’s fight obesity together”, and she gave a lecture about “ICT Tools and their relations to Obesity”. Mervat Foda talked about the relation between watching TV and playing...

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Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine: A productive Diary

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Professor Oum Kalthoum Ben Hassine from GRACE in Tunisia has had a very productive 2013-2014, she shared the following; “The most important events that marked my route over the two years 2013 and 2014″; Conferences on gender Women in Science: a vital contribution. Conférence finale du projet « Euro-Mediterranean research cooperation ongender and science:...

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Rula Quawas, Fulbright Scholar: My Extraordinary Year!

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  I want to share about my experiences between 2013 and 2014. This is my diary, I have experienced the following; A Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Champlain College, Vermont Survived the brutal winter of Vermont  Conferences: Participated in “The Conflict Resolution and Peace Making Convening” in Minneapolis/Saint Paul, Minnesota USA. August 17-23, 2013.   Participated...

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Latest GRACE Book release; ‘Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East: Changing Selves, Changing Societies’

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GRACE has released a second book: ‘Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East Changing Selves, Changing Societies’ after several years of in-depth Qualitative Action research. This book comes 5 years after the first GRACE book: African Women and ICTs : Investigating technology, gender and empowerment was released in 2009. The chapters of this book...

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Huda Omer Basaleem Receives the 2013 Elsevier Foundation Award for Early -Career Women Scientists in the Developing World

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  In 2013, Dr. Huda Basaleem received The Elsevier Foundation Awards in Life Sciences for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World as a representative of the Arab Region. In addition, she was selected as the UNISCO Country Focal Point (Yemen) and Advisory Board Member of the Bioethics Network on Women’s Issues in...

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PROF. HUDA BASALEEM PARTICIPATES IN 2nd MENA EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE on RESPONSIBLE SCIENCE. TRIESTE, ITALY, 7–15 MAY, 2014

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Prof. Huda Basaleem participated as a facilitator/committee member within a team of facilitators/committee members from USA, UK, Egypt and Yemen in the international educational workshop which was held at the campus of TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences) and ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics), in Trieste, Italy. This Educational Institute was sponsored by...

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What we are reading…

This post lists some of the readings we are sharing within our Network, that may be of interest and relevance to those exploring similar issues. It is organized only by what is most recently shared. We are not endorsing any articles or links shared. For an Emancipatory Socio-Economics Diane Elson http://www.rrojasdatabank.info/elson0.pdf Vision for a...

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Rula Quawas awarded a Fulbright scholarship

GRACE research team leader and Professor of English at the University of Jordan, Rula Quawas has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship and will be a scholar in residence for one year at the University of Champlain in Vermont starting in August 2013. Rula will teach courses pertaining to Arab feminisms and culture.

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GRACE researcher Dr Huda Ba Saleem recipient of talented early career women scientists award for the Arab region 2013

GRACE researcher Dr Huda Ba Saleem recipient of talented early career women scientists award for the Arab region 2013

GRACE Yemen researcher Dr. Huda Ba Saleem from the Faculty of Medicine, Aden University, has been awarded the Elsevier Foundation Award in life sciences for the Arab region for 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJr1exp9VKk The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world and the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World...

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Protecting Adolescents from Gender Based Violence through the Promotion of their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

Rokhsana Ismail, who conducted the GRACE Yemen project, “How can ICTs be used to combat gender-based violence against women in Yemen?” has been invited to be a field supervisor on a Save the Children project. This regional project has the objective of enhancing protection of children and adolescents (10-17 years) in the MENA Region...

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