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AUB Celebrating Great Voices across campus on International Women’s Day 2022

UPDATE: Read about the event in the article published on the AUB website (written by the Office of Communications) here: ​​​​​​​​​

AUB's University Libraries, Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship, Archaeological Museum, Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and the AUB MEPI-Tomorrow's Leaders program cordially invite you* to celebrate International Women's Rights Day on Tuesday, March 8

As part of AUB's coed centennial celebrations, a series of diverse events will be held on campus on March 8th, highlighting and amplifying women's voices and achievements, past, present and future.

Schedule of the day: Tuesday March 8, 2022 (3:00 pm - 9:00 pm)


3:00 pm | Jafet Memorial Library

  • Event opening ceremony and welcome note 
  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Amal Mudallali, Lebanese Ambassador to the UN 
  • Launch of a library exhibit on the history of women in the Arab Press
  • Interactive panel discussion featuring AUB women students, faculty members, recent graduates, and alumnae including:

- Moderator: Carla Akil, Researcher at Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship 

- Vivienne Badaan, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

- Tania Haddad, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Studies and Public Administration

- Boushra Rahal Alameh, Assistant to the provost for academic affairs, Director of institutional accreditation, Office of the Provost

- Fatima Amro, Researcher at Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship​ 

- Zina Yassine, Activist and recent AUB graduate

- Nasrin Azizy, AUB Student, Political Science

- Rita Teresa Al Aki, AUB Student, Biology 

5:00 pm | AUB Archaeological Museum

  • Garden party


6:00 pm | AUB Archaeological Museum

  • “Mother Earth" installation of Andrée Hochar Fattal's sculptures, resonating with the museum's collection of goddesses of fertility, animated for the occasion.


7:00 pm | AUB Archaeological Museum

  • BAFF screening of “Sheherazade's Diary" followed by a panel discussion with director Zeina Daccache

For more information about the above events, please contact or ext. 2620/2659.  

​*Access to campus is restricted to vaccinated AUB students, staff, faculty, and alumni

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