American University of Beirut


Women remain under-represented in all disciplines and at all levels of academia, especially at the professorial level, and in senior leadership roles with no signs of improvement over time. 

In its efforts to address these structural imbalances, the Suliman S. Olayan of Business (OSB) is part of an international consortium committed to the TARGETED-MPI project, led by Dr. Fida Afiouni, and co-led by Dr. Yasmeen Makarem.

To learn how OSB developed Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) to drive structural changes and foster gender equality in business and management schools, please join us for the:


When: Friday, November 25, 2022 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM Beirut time
Where: Maamari Auditorium, OSB, AUB
Registration closes on Wednesday, November 23rd, at noon!

The Transparent and Resilient Gender Equality Through Integrated Monitoring Planning and Implementation (TARGETED MPI) is hosted at the Center for Inclusive Business and Leadership (CIBL)​ for Women at the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business (OSB) at the American University of Beirut (AUB). 


TARGETED-MPI responds directly to the Horizon H2020-SwafS-09-2018-2019 call under the topic support to Higher Education and Research Organizations to implement Gender Equality Plans (GEPs). TARGETED-MPI focuses specifically on institutional changes through the development and effective implementation of Gender Equality Plans (GEPs) in Business and Management (B&M) schools to drive more inclusive, sustainable and transparent academic cultures.

The TARGETED MPI project was made possible through the generous funding of the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.

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