Partners Join to advance gender equality and women’s leadership in Armenia
On May 7, 2013, USAID/Armenia, Yerevan State University (YSU) and Arizona State University (ASU) marked the official opening of the new Center for Gender and Leadership Studies at YSU. The Center will develop a new curriculum in women and gender studies, promote career advancement for women university graduates, conduct outreach activities, and advance public policy research on issues related to gender equality and women’s leadership.
The initiative is part of a broader effort under the Women’s Leadership Program that USAID and Higher Education for Development (HED) launched in March 2013. Five universities in the United States were selected to partner with higher education institutions in Armenia, Paraguay, Rwanda and South Sudan to promote and develop curricula and opportunities for women in business, agriculture, and education in the four countries.
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