Arab Women University Introduces Contemporary Education for Women in the Middle East

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With changing global economy, there is now an increased need for women to participate in the workplace. For this, a sound education is of vital importance and one that will help these women establish themselves as contributing members of the society.

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Education in the Middle East is seeing quite a transformation due to the increased presence of women in the international workplace. The Middle East is a rising hub of commerce and industry and home to some of the world’s largest natural resources. The region’s sector of information and technology is also booming and providing opportunities for indigenous talent to rise. Arab Women University, a US-based online university is trying to do its part in elongating this boom through education for competent human resources.

Keeping in mind social inhibitions for women in the region, the University offers online educational programs that can be easily pursued by women from all walks of life. This is a relatively new concept in the Middle East region but one that is gaining strength and popularity with time. Through quality education in the fields of business, information technology, natural sciences, and engineering among many others, Arab Women University seeks to polish up the skills and knowledge base of these aspiring young women and utilize their talents for better economic health. The programs offered range from degree to diploma and certificate programs in 71 majors and are largely self-paced to accommodate the individual pace of the students.    

With Arab Women University the considerable female talent of the region can pursue careers in the fields of teaching, textile and graphic designing, natural sciences, social work, and even become independent entrepreneurs with the right knowledge and qualifications. Internal statistics of the University show that the Schools of Education, Business and Management and Applied Arts are among top favorites of Arab women and receive hundreds of enrolments ever year. Through online education, Arab Women University seeks to empower women so that they can take hold of their personal and professional lives for personal and collective benefit of the region.    

“The University is trying its utmost to help Arab women in the Middle East region get ready for the contemporary business and industry scenario so that they are able to effectively deal with all kinds of situations that may arise,” the Dean of the University was quoted as saying.

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.

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