This webinar is a part of an Innovative Universities Global Webinar Series.
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.
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
To be announced.