Arab Institute for Women (AIW) - Lebanese American University (LAU)

National Network

Lebanese American University, Koraytem, Attiyeh Bldg., 2nd floor ‎
Beirut 1103

‎+961-1-786456 ext. 1275 ‎
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Gender
General Information

1. The institute includes four full time staff members. 2. NA 3. NA 4. NA 5. It depends on the project 6. NA

Mission and Objectives

a. To integrate and develop women studies in the Lebanese American University curricula. b. To engage in academic research on women in the Arab world. c. To serve as a catalyst for policy changes regarding the rights of women in the Arab world. d. To facilitate networking and communication among individuals, groups and institutions concerned with women in the Arab world. e. To empower women in the Arab world through development programs and education.

Main Projects / Activities

Courses related to women’s issues are offered through various divisions, especially the Humanities and Social Sciences divisions. Research Conferences, Seminars, and Workshops: Special Events: Annual Film Festival & International Women’s Day Action and Development Programs: Basic Living Skills Program (BLSP), Second Edition, 2003, Empowering Arab Women through Literacy, 2005, & Rehabilitation and Vocational Training Programs for Women in Lebanese Prisons namely in Tripoli.

Contact (1) Full Name
Myriam Sfeir Murad
Job Title
Head of the organisation
Myriam Sfeir Murad