AWLI Founding Member Receives International Award for Career in Public Service

Paris, France – For her commitment to public service, Dr. Najat Zarrouk, a founding member of AWLI, received the 2015 OP Dwivedi Award at the annual conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration, held in Paris, France July 10, 2015…

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AWLI Member Maha Marashedeh Recognized of Her Work in Jordan

Washington, DC – Maha Marashdeh, an active member of the Arab Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI), was recently awarded the Best Municipal Council Member in Jordan for her work in west Irbid. The recognition was presented by…

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AWLI Member Iman Fallatah Encourages Saudi Women to Participate in Elections

Medina, Saudi Arabia – Over the past year Iman Fallatah, a member of the Arab Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI) since 2010, has worked on a groundbreaking initiative to increase the participation of Saudi women in local elections. Known as the Sharekah project, the training…

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In Jordan AWLI Advisory Council Member Advocates for Greater Opportunities for Women in Politics

Amman, Jordan – Dr. Eman Al-Hussein, an AWLI advisory council member from Jordan, is actively promoting greater participation of women in Jordanian politics…

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AWLI Member Achievement: Jamila Khrichef’s Campaigns to Preserve Tangier Park

Tangier, Morocco – Jamila Khrichef, an active participant in the Arab Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI), spearheaded a successful campaign to preserve the only remaining forested park …

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AWLI Member Achievement: Amira Al Baldawi Mentors AWLI’s Next Generation of Women Political Activists

Baghdad, Iraq – Dr. Amira Al Baldawi, a founding member of the Arab Women’s Leadership Institute (AWLI), has proven to be one of the most popular …

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AWLI Member Achievement: Imen Benhamed Trains Youth in Tunisia

Tunis, Tunisia – Taking what she has learned from trainings hosted by the Arab Women’s Leadership Institute’s (AWLI), Imen Benhamed, one of the AWLI’s youngest …

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AWLI Welcomes New Members to Advisory Council

Amman, Jordan – AWLI announced today the appointment of Dr. Nafisa Hamoud Al-Jaifi, of Yemen, and Rabia Omar, of Libya, to the AWLI Advisory Council. The new members, along with the council, will lead AWLI in its mission to empower women and strengthen their leadership roles in the Arab region…

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AWLI Member Achievement: Rabeia Omar Increasing People with Disabilities Civic Participation

More than one billion people, or approximately 15 percent of the world’s population, live with some form of disability, and around the world, persons with disabilities face physical, social, economic…

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International Republican Institute’s Democracy Hero: Wilfried Martens

Wilfried Martens (1936-2013) was a man who valued democracy because he saw in his own life its power to change the world around him for the better. Born in 1936 in interwar Belgium, Martens spent his early childhood watching Allied forces liberate his native Flanders…

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