AWLI Council Member Appointed Member of Jordan’s Economic and Social Council

Amman, Jordan – Dr. Eman Al Hussein, a member of the Arab Women’s Leadership Institute’s (AWLI) Advisory Council, was recently appointed as a member of …

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Women Increase Representation in Jordan Elections

Amman, Jordan – The August 27, 2013 municipal elections in Jordan marked a positive step forward for women’s political participation in the country.  With women candidates …

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Asia Yaghi Recognized with Jordan’s Medal of Honor

Amman, Jordan – During the 67th Jordan Independence Day celebrations, Asia Yaghi, a member of the Arab Women’s Leadership Insitute (AWLI) and president of the …

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AWLI Founding Member Najat Zarrouk Re-Elected to UN Post

New York, NY – Dr. Najat Zarrouk, a founding member of AWLI, was re-elected in April to a second term as chair of the United Nations Committee …

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AWLI Member Ghada Telfah Remembered for Her Commitment to Advancing Women’s Rights

Amman, Jordan – Ghada Telfah, who passed away this past January at the age of 48, was committed to improving people’s lives in her home …

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AWLI Members Participate in Women in Public Service Project

July 2, 2012 – Wellesley, MA – Aspiring women leaders from 23 countries including Lamaan Sabri Mjali from Iraq, Anwaar Al Saad Al Munifi from Kuwait, …

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Lamaan Sabri Mejlli Launches Group to Advocate for the Disabled in Iraq

November 5, 2012 – Lamaan Sabri Mejlli, a mechanical engineer from Baghdad, recently registered her first civil society organization to advocate for women with disabilities …

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Working to Elect Women in Office in Jordan

October 23, 2011 – Amman, Jordan – When asked what she hopes is the state of women 10 years from now, AWLI member Hiyam Fdayyan …

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Protecting Children From Delinquency In Tangier

May 4, 2011 – Tangier, Morocco – Six years ago Hamida Khrichef noticed something alarming in her community: young people loitering on the streets, smoking …

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Saving Jobs in Egypt: What One AWLI Member has Done

March 30, 2011 – Cairo, Egypt – In the first few months of 2011, Egypt has made headlines.  The country is in the midst of …

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