Jubail, Saudi Arabia (PRWEB) December 13, 2013
The recent tragedy caused by the hurricane Haiyen in the Philippines threw the world into a state of confusion and helplessness as thousands upon thousands of lives were lost and people lost their homes and possessions in a matter of minutes. This has triggered activists, NGOs and individual level charities to help ease the misery of the hurricane victims. Multinational companies, educational institutes including online universities and other organizations are all collaborating together to contribute to the cause and Arab Women University is no different.
Arab Women University recently announced a workshop on the theme of Social Entrepreneurship to make its students more aware about the various problems in the world and what can be done to help solve them. Such events a part of the regular academic programs offered at the University. Moreover, it empowers women so that they are informed about what they themselves can do to alleviate these problems. In a country where women are mostly restricted from professional activities, social entrepreneurship is an avenue through which they can express their managing and academic prowess and actually put it to a good use.
The concept of social entrepreneurship has gained popularity as more people become aware of world issues and are desirous of taking actions to rectify them. In particular, youngsters all over the globe are becoming increasingly active in this regard and carry out volunteer activities, donations and campaigns on a regular basis to play their part. Students at Arab Women University are encouraged to do the same. In this region, women empowerment is a major issue and a lot of organizations are trying to give Arab women a voice so that they get the status they truly deserve. The upcoming workshop will focus on these issues and the individual role they can play to work out possible solutions. Arab Women University is frequently quoted as stating that it stands for “empowering women through education” and each step it takes is firmly in this very direction.
About Arab Women University
Arab Women University is a dynamic women’s university, educating students to lead and influence. Arab Women University prepares the women of 21st century to make a difference in their professions, their communities and the world.