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    More than 100 Chittagong students attend AUW’s Women’s Entrepreneurial Summit Event Date: Jan 29, 2016

    Last weekend on January 29, AUW’s Entrepreneur Club hosted a Women’s Entrepreneurial Summit, attended by more than 120 people from various Chittagong universities. In addition to hearing panel discussions and presentations, teams of students had the opportunity to present their business ideas to successful entrepreneurs, including Ms. Lutfa Sanjeeda, fashion designer and former Director of […]

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    Garment workers begin their AUW education as part of ‘Pathways to Promise’ project Event Date: Jan 25, 2016

    More than 20 women from five Bangladesh garment factories began classes at AUW this month as a part of “Pathways to Promise,” a project to provide higher education to Bangladeshi garment workers. The women will complete two years of classes to learn English, math and other skills before enrolling in Access Academy, a pre-university year […]

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    Spring semester kicks off with Club Fair Event Date: Jan 18, 2016

    Eighteen clubs gathered together on the AUW rooftop on Monday, January 18 for the 2016 spring semester’s Club Fair, hosted by the Office of Student Affairs (OSA). Students visited booths to learn more and sign up for different clubs including Animal Welfare Club, Photography Club and Debate Club.

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    AUW Remembers Late First Vice Chancellor Nancy Dye Event Date: Oct 28, 2015

    It is with deep regret that we write that Dr. Nancy Dye, AUW’s first Vice Chancellor passed away on October 28, 2015 after a long illness.  Dr. Dye joined AUW following her term of 13 years as the first, and to date, the only female President of Oberlin College.  We will carry a deep sense of gratitude […]

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    Education and Empowerment at the Asian University for Women Event Date:

    This article was originally published by CSR Asia Weekly on September 2, 2015 Lawrence Summers, former World Bank Chief Economist, famously wrote, “Investment in the education of girls may well be the highest-return investment in the developing world.” An educated woman is more likely to be healthier, participate in formal labour markets, earn a higher […]

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