International Women’s Day at the American University in Dubai

AUD students enrolled in the MEST 353 Women and Gender in the Middle East course with Dr. Pamela Chrabieh, Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, are organizing an international women’s day event titled “Women who Inspire us.” There will be an intercultural buffet, art and creative writing workshops, as well as poetry recitation. Date: Sunday, … Continue reading International Women’s Day at the American University in Dubai

The Women’s Museum in Dubai: Celebrating the lives and achievements of women in the UAE

Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at AUD, Dr. Pamela Chrabieh organized a field trip for her MEST 353 Women and Gender in the Middle East students on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Women’s Museum in Dubai. The museum is a unique cultural initiative in the Arab World and the Gulf region, dedicated to … Continue reading The Women’s Museum in Dubai: Celebrating the lives and achievements of women in the UAE

Mind of a Winner: Dr. Pamela Chrabieh on female empowerment and on career progression enhancement and success

Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Pamela Chrabieh was invited as a guest speaker at the Executive Women Magazine “Mind of a Winner: Master Your Vision” one-day summit to give a speech on standing out from the crowd. With the American University in Dubai as one of its strategic partners, this motivational event took … Continue reading Mind of a Winner: Dr. Pamela Chrabieh on female empowerment and on career progression enhancement and success

Contemporary Feminisms in Lebanon: Lights in the Tunnel

Though many commentators have warned that the Arab Spring has turned into a winter, and despite the fact that many countries in the Southwestern Asian region have for the last decades witnessed continuous wars, political turmoil, economic crises, as well as the rise of extremism and the dissemination of sectarianism, the reality, in my opinion, … Continue reading Contemporary Feminisms in Lebanon: Lights in the Tunnel

Because it’s 2015!

P.M. Justin Trudeau gives Canada a first cabinet with ethnically diverse ministers and an equal number of men and women, and in my home country, Lebanon, women can’t even confer their nationality to their husbands or children. As a naturalized Canadian citizen, I am proud of the gender equality under the law in the land … Continue reading Because it’s 2015!