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On May 3 I attended an international conference on Women, Leadership, State, and Society at my university, Al-Quds University in East Jerusalem. The conference was developed through a partnership between Al-Quds University and Brandeis University, a Jewish-sponsored institution in the US, and funded by the Ford Foundation. Speakers from different Palestinian universities and different US universities participated in the intensive, concurrent sessions.
The conference organizing committee from AL-Quds University is Professor Fadwa Al Labbadi, Professor Najah Al Khaeeb, Professor Amneh Badran , and Professor Mutaz Qafiseh. From Brandeis University …