Asian University for Women
Asian University for Women

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Asian University for Women is the first independent, regional institution dedicated to excellence, women’s education and leadership development – global in outlook, but rooted in the contexts and aspirations of the people of Asia. Located in in Chittagong, Bangladesh, AUW exists to educate and empower a rising network of women leaders through the transformative power of an American-style liberal arts and sciences education. Open to women from all walks of life, AUW particularly encourages women who are the first in their family to get a university education. There a more than 1500 student who represent 18 countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Syria, Vietnam and Yemen.

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Dr Rubana Huq

Dr Rubana Huq

Businesswoman, a poet, and the Vice Chancellor of the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh

  • Won the SAARC Literary Award for her poems in 2006
  • A Chairperson of the Mohammadi group, where since diversified into software, digital distribution, and power generalization
  • Dr. Huq is an associate at the Asia Center at Harvard, and an Executive-in-Residence at Stem, New York University
  • She holds a PhD in English Literature from Jadavpur University in Kolkata
Professor Isak Frumin
Professor Isak Frumin
"We designed the 'Innovative Universities' global webinar not merely as conversation, but a one-of-a-kind assembly of forward-thinking scholars poised to reshape the educational landscape. This isn't just about what's new; it's about what's next.”
Dara Melnyk
Dara Melnyk
"Currently, there are no seminars exclusively devoted to innovation in higher education. We want to change that. Our webinar series are meant to give both creators of unusual institutions and idea collectors like us a space to discuss what's possible."

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