Launching the First Training Workshop at E&S Center, AIU Within the Scope of Erasmus + program – Capacity Building in Higher Education, which is directed to a segment of academics, and administrative staff, Arab International University has launched the first training workshop at the Equality and Sustainability Center at March 27, 2022. This workshop was attended by a group of female academics and administrative staff. Dr. Serene Dalati conducted a training workshop entitled “Female Leadership and Sustainability in Higher Education in Syria”, within an academic and interactive constructive environment. Check AIU website: https://www.aiu.edu.sy/en/15635/Launching-the-first-training-Workshop-at-E-S-Center,-AIU-?__factv=1&__factv_gen_key=u45tVqtB_E6rsgVFt84wJA [...]
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FREE Erasmus+ Project: Sexual Harassment Policy Brief for Lebanese Higher Education Institutions Within the framework of the FREE Erasmus+ activities, a sexual harassment policy brief was prepared by the Lebanese universities consortium (AUB, LU, and MUBS) on January 2022. The aim of this policy brief is to promote a safe, respectful and ethical work and academic environment in which members of the HEIs community are free from any kind of sexual harassment. Coordinated by the National Distance Education University-UNED- (SPAIN), this project aims at enhancing the role of female academics in Lebanon, Jordan, and Syria through increasing the number of [...]
MUBS signs MoU with AMURT The Equality & Sustainability (E&S) Center at the Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with AMURT (Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team) on December 13, 2021. The objective of the MoU is to establish a relationship of academic cooperation covering exchanges of lecturers, joint projects, and collaborative events in the field of gender equality and women empowerment. The E&S center at MUBS was established within the framework of the Free Erasmus+ project (https://freeproject.eu/) coordinated by Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia - UNED (Spain). The objectives of the Free [...]
FREE sparkles at Alicante University! FREE coordination team and participants from SMR and EU universities have participated in a workshop at the University of Alicante in Spain, within the activities of FREE project, funded by the Erasmus+ program. FREE project consortium was represented by contact persons, academics and specialists from partner and EU universities. A group of academics and specialists attended the workshop from partner regional and European universities. Souvenirs and gifts were exchanged between partner and program universities. Workshops and presentations were conducted on national working papers on gender equality policies within an interactive academic atmosphere. [...]
AUB Remarkable Participation at RISE Conference As part of FREE activities to empower women and coinciding with AUB’s Co-Ed Centennial celebration, Dr. Rida Elias chaired a workshop discussing challenges and barriers facing females in academia and proposed ways to overcome them. The workshop was part of RISE conference at USJ sponsored by the MC Division at AOM. Female academics from multiple universities in Lebanon and USA participated in the workshop. It was an amazing very fruitful workshop. Thank you to all those who attended and contributed.
Syrian Universities Participation at Knowledge Transfer Workshop Arab International University and Damascus University have participated in the workshop held at Prince Sumaya University for Technology in Amman between 16 and 17 November 2021, under the title "Sharing Experiences and Knowledge on Strategic Plans for E&S Centers at SMR universities" and that is within the activities of FREE Project, funded by the Erasmus + Program. Dr. Serene Dalati of Arab International University (https://www.aiu.edu.sy/) has made a presentation on knowledge sharing and transfer on the Equality and Sustainability centers Syrian universities with a focus on AIU E&S center. Furthermore, a presentation by Prof. Walid [...]
FREE project has Remarkable Participation in the CBHE Virtual Fair – Erasmus + in October 2021. FREE project has performed a remarkable participation at the CBHE Virtual Fair – Erasmus + in October 2021. The Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) Virtual Fair is an online event aiming to raise awareness on how results of CBHE projects can improve the Higher Education sector in the Partner countries. Dr. Serene Dalati, Dr. Rida Elias and Dr. Ali Maqousi held an online training workshop entitled "Empowering Female Leadership" within the activities of the FREE project funded by the European Union, at 27 [...]
The Lebanese University Center of Sustainability and Gender Equality expands its networking circle as an important part of its strategy LU is connecting with AUF (The Francophone University Agency) to boost efforts and forge relationships with the mission of the center for sustainability and Gender Equality recently established at Lebanese University within the context of ERASMUS Plus FREE Project Out of 26 applications, LU has been chosen by AUF (The Francophone University Agency) to be a member of an international consortium or 11 universities French-speaking institutions that will work for the achievement of gender equality on their campuses. The operation [...]
The Lebanese University announces the receiving and installation of the equipment for the new center for Sustainability and Gender Equality established recently at Lebanese University. Despite the series of economic, financial and monetary crisis that Lebanon is witnessing since almost two years, the Lebanese University is challenging the difficulties and is determined to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals and assuring its commitment to gender equality and female empowerment. By September 2021, thanks to the cohesion and work of FREE EASMUS Plus project team, the new center of Sustainability and Gender Equality recently established at Lebanese University with the fund and support [...]
The first workshop of E&S Center at Damascus University! The workshop took place between 30 Mai to 3 June, 2021, at Free Training room of E&S Center at Damascus University (opened last month). It was organized in the context of a work aiming to provide the female researchers at Damascus university with knowledge and understanding of climate change and renewable energy. The workshop conducted by Utah Energy Company (a leading local company in renewable energy) and its main objectives were to: • To provide knowledge of recent advancements in Solar PV and Green Energy. • To demonstrate design and simulation [...]