FREE Project Closing Conference at Amman!


FREE Project Closing Conference at Amman   FREE project has organized the closing conference of the Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda - FREE, which was hosted by Princess Sumaya University for Technology and the University of Petra in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Under the patronage of HE Dr. Haifa Al-Najjar, Minister of Culture of Jordan, the closing conference was opened in the presence of Arab and European academics, heads of Arab and international universities, and representatives of partner universities in the project. Project EU and SMR partners delivered [...]

FREE Project Closing Conference at Amman!2022-12-28T12:47:33+01:00

Dissemination at Damascus University


On March 8 Damascus University  celebrated an academic act to disseminate FREE Project at Damascus University. Looking forward to building the capabilities of Syrian female academic students who pioneered to work in the academic field, an introductory seminar took place at Skills&Career Management Center. Dr. Abdul Salam Zidan presented an overview of FREE Project and had a very interesting discussion with the attendees about the problems they face in practicing academic work. At the end of the session the obstacles and recommendations were as follows:  Obstacles:  - Marital status (difficulty in choosing between work and home).  - Lack of awareness of [...]

Dissemination at Damascus University2020-07-24T16:02:51+02:00

Awareness Workshop at AIU


FREE Project was happy to chair the awareness workshop that took place to celebrate Women’s Day last March 2020 at Arab International University, AIU Echoing the principles of United Nations, Sustainable Development Goals in the 2030 Agenda, FREE Project aims at reducing the differences between men and women within the academy in Syrian universities. That is why AIU conducted an awareness workshop to celebrate Women’s Day last March 8th.  During this event Prof. Dr. Serene Dalati presented the female academic population with several statistics and figures showing the main difficulties that women encounter during their professional lives within the academy and [...]

Awareness Workshop at AIU2020-07-24T16:03:48+02:00

Centre MINE and FREE Project


The Lebanese University – Centre MINE conducted a coordination meeting with FREE Project on "Empowering Women” The Director of Careers, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (Centre MINE) Dr. Riyad Makdissi met with the representative of FREE Project at the Lebanese University Dr. Marie AbouJaoude to discuss a cooperation implementation plan which will integrates the dissemination of FREE project and ensuring its sustainability through a series of training and workshops. The main objectives of FREE Project, which is seeking a successful partnership with Center MINE, focus on the academic role of women and the model of empowerment, equality and sustainability in the [...]

Centre MINE and FREE Project2020-07-24T16:01:51+02:00

Dissemination session at Petra University


FREE Project celebrated a Dissemination Session Organized by OFFER Office- University of Petra Pharmaceutical Centre Theatre, at Petra University in Jordania, on January 15th 2020. This act was opened by Dr. Tala S. Abuhussein, followed by the Welcoming Speech entitled "UOP’s role in Female Empowerment" on the charge of Prof. Marwan El-Muwalla. After this, several academics, including Dr. Ali Maqousi talked about the International Cooperation established through joint projects as FREE. Dr. Mohammad Al-Shunnag was in charge of briefing on the core activities of FREE Project. An interesting discussion panel took place after with other national stakeholders such as the Association of Jordanian Women Academics, from the [...]

Dissemination session at Petra University2020-07-24T16:04:24+02:00

Conference of EADTU


FREE Project was present in the Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference of EADTU: "Blended and online education within European university networks". The Conference took place last week from October 16-18 in UNED’s Campus focusing on trends and high impact factors in the global and European higher education. In a combination of plenary keynotes by key players in higher education at institutional and policy level and parallel presentations and workshops, OOFHEC2019 covered the following topics: • Blended and online education • Micro-credentials for continuous education and MOOCs • European university networks, internationalisation and virtual mobility • Learning bots • Equal [...]

Conference of EADTU2020-02-15T11:33:10+01:00

Dissemination Workshop


Dissemination Workshop for Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda – FREE Arab International University conducts the first dissemination workshop for Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda – FREE. Dr. Serene Dalati, representative of FREE Project at the Arab International University (AIU), conducted a dissemination workshop at the faculty of Business Administration. The dissemination workshop was attended by Prof. Dr. Tamer Alhaja, president of AIU, Dr. Sulaiman Mouselli Dean of faculty of business administration and director of international relations directorate, and [...]

Dissemination Workshop2020-02-15T11:33:10+01:00

Kickoff Meeting


FREE Project Kickoff Meeting is held at Casa Árabe The project’s goal is to promote gender equality in the Mediterranean region through cooperation with seven Syrian, Lebanese and Jordanian universities. The project was presented by Ricardo Mairal Usón, Rector of the UNED, Ester Souto Galván, Vice-Rector of Institutional Policy and International Relations at the UNED; Eva Sánchez Martínez, the Director General for the Maghreb, Mediterranean and Near East of the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, and Pedro Martínez-Avial, the General Director of Casa Árabe. It included the participation of representatives from the partner universities in [...]

Kickoff Meeting2022-09-23T15:56:53+02:00