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How Young Egyptians Made History: New Public Space in Cairo and Alexandria

Workshop on Arab Political Development
Barbara Ibrahim, American University in Cairo


Date/Time: 04/26/11 at 4:30 pm - 04/26/11 at 5:30 pm

Barbara Ibrahim is founding director of the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at the American University in Cairo (AUC). Her research interests include women’s employment, youth transitions to adulthood, gender and health, and Arab philanthropy. Before joining AUC, she was a program officer at the Ford Foundation regional office in Cairo where she was responsible for programs in urban poverty, microenterprise lending, and gender studies. In addition to being named to the International Educators’ Hall of Fame, Ibrahim has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Middle East Women’s Studies. Ph.D. Indiana University.

This event is cosponsored by the Princeton Institute for International Studies, the Workshop on Arab Political Development, and the Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies.

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