Yarmouk University sets up 1st women’s research network in Kingdom

Yarmouk University, northern Jordan, recently announced the foundation of the Leading Academics Network “She Leads Network”, the first research network of female academic faculty members in various faculties.

“The new network comes as an appreciation for Jordanian women role and their vital contributions to supporting Jordanian society and evolving its career in diverse fields,” Yarmouk University President, Nabil Hailat said in a meeting with a group of females academics at the university.

In the meeting, attending by Vice President for Academic Affairs, Muwaffaq Al-Amoush, Director of the department of International Relations and Projects, Ghazi Magableh, Hailat added that the launch of this network at Yarmouk University is an activation of the pioneering and innovative role of the ‘Yarmouk Academic Female’, besides leadership and excellence of Yarmouk University in various fields of knowledge and humanity.

He pointed out that Yarmouk University is highly counting on this academic female elite for increased international cooperation and participation in international, regional and local projects, in order to serve the university’s goals, and devote the leading role of women in it.

Magableh stressed that this network will focus on scientific research and research-related projects, besides enhancing partnership with the local, regional and international community, and encouraging female academics to search for opportunities and areas of support and development, through cooperation with the organizations and institutions interested in such research projects.

“She Leads Network”, team leader, Ayat Nashwan, highlighted that the foundation of this network at Yarmouk University enhances its mission and philosophy based on education and developing scientific research and community service, which in return deepening the role of female academics in it, in order to take the lead in devoting the university’s capabilities and responsibilities towards its community.

Source: Jordan News Agency