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PIONEERS & LEADERS Knowledge Center About Arab Women

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Pioneer
Egypt

A pioneering Egyptian feminist leader, nationalist, and founder of the Egyptian Feminist Union.

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Pioneer
Lebanon

The first Arab woman to have a literary salon, and the first writer to take a critical approach to women’s stories.

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Leader
Jordan

A prominent senator in Jordan, and a leading figure in the educational realm.

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Pioneer
Saudi Arabia

The first Dean of the Girls' Campus in King Abdulaziz University.
 

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Leader
Tunisia

A jurist, academician, politician, and Secretary of State for Women, Children, and Family Affairs.

This Knowledge Center acknowledges the advancement of Arab women’s progress

It aims to break stereotypes and support the empowerment of women & their allies

It is designed for knowledge seekers: women, men, policy makers, NGOs, research institutes, business people, international development agencies, students and the media, among others.

Read the Message from the Director