“Ebola is everybody’s business… we need to work to ensure we win this fight against Ebola before it consumes our country and destroys the hard earned peace and stability we sought for so many years.” – S. Aaron Weah-Weah III
As a young girl growing up in Egypt, Yasmine Ibrahim always had a passion for hearing and telling stories. Yet she noticed the stories in the Egyptian narrative failed to capture the voices of half the population – those of women. Determined to change that, she launched the Digital Museum of Women (DGMOW), an online platform that documents women’s roles in Egyptian life, past and present.
IREX is pleased to announce the launch of the Takamol – Jordan Gender Program. The three-year, USAID-funded program will focus on mainstreaming gender at the national and community levels. It will address gender inequities in Jordan, engage communities and policymakers to build positive conversations around gender issues, while fostering interactions between men and women as equal contributors to a healthy society, economy, and political system.
IREX is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014-2015 Pilot Project Grants as part of the University Administration Program (UASP). The funding will support higher education reform in the areas of monitoring and evaluation, human resources, alumni relations, and technology.