Al-Quds University

International Conference


"Women, Leadership, State, and Society"

Al-Quds University
Abu-Dis Campus, East Jerusalem
May 3, 2009

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Al-Quds and Brandeis Universities conducted a conference on women and leadership in state and society, with an emphasis on higher education, government, and community-based organization. The conference was hosted on the Al-Quds Abu Dis campus on May 3, 2009. Over 100 participants joined Al-Quds University and Brandeis University faculty in plenary and concurrent sessions. More information will be posted here soon.

Plenary speakers included:

Drude Dahlerup, Professor of Political Science, Stockholm University

Zahira Kamal, former Minister of Women's Affairs for Palestine

Khawla Abu-Baker, Academic College of Emek Yezreel

Anita Hill, Professor, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

Islah Jad, Director, Institute of Women's Studies, Birzeit University

Mari Fitzduff, Director, Program in Coexistence and Conflict, Brandeis University

Khuloud Khayyat Dajani, Faculty of Public Health and Chair, Child Institute, Al-Quds University

Conference Committee:

Al-Quds University:
Professor Fadwa Allabadi
Professor Amneh Badran
Professor Najah Manasra
Professor Mutaz Qafiseh

Brandeis University:
Provost Marty Krauss
Professor Sue Lanser
Professor James Mandrell
Professor Shulamit Reinharz