Asian University for Women
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Asian University for Women

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Since its founding in 2008 in Chittagong, Bangladesh, the Asian University for Women (AUW) has become a unique presence in Asia's higher education landscape. It provides educational opportunities for women from diverse backgrounds. Initially ideated by Kamal Ahmad as a high-quality liberal arts university for women, AUW now offers a wide range of programs, from pre-undergraduate to master's degrees, covering various subjects. Through innovative programs and partnerships with NGOs, AUW strives to find new ways of identifying and recruiting students from marginalized groups across Asia. With successful graduates from nineteen different countries, making advances in academia, government, NGOs and the corporate sector, AUW remains committed to their values of a liberal arts institution, maintaining high academic standards for its diverse student body. AUW’s ambitious plans build on its dedication to make a lasting societal impact in Asia, and throughout the world

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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
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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.”
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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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