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Dr. Rana Talk On Research Careers Of Women

November 8, 2019

Dr. Dajani was invited to give a plenary talk on Research careers of women. In her talk Dajani shared the mentoring Programm she developed “ three circles of alemat”. This is a mentoring Programm for female scientists that is being implemented in Jordan, the arab world and the globe.
This mentoring Programm aims to serve mid and early career scientists to help cope and have a balance work and personal life.

Dr. Dajani also shared information about the We Love reading Programm because it contributes to GENDERACTION because We...

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Dr. Rana Lectures At Al Akhawayn University

November 5, 2019

Dr. Rana Dajani was invited to Al Akhawayn university in Ifran Morocco to give a series of three lectures on science and religion, Social entrepreneurship and reading, women and success.

Over a series of five days Dr. Rana engaged with students and faculty debating and discussing current challenges in education and the wider community.

We Love reading and the importance of classical Arabic in comparison to local accents was discussed.
Students and faculty were excited to explore...

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WLR Participation In International Publishers Association Regional Seminar

October 1, 2019

Dr. Rana Dajani (Founder of WLR) participated in a panel discussion at the International Publishers Association Regional Seminar, Amman. The seminar, “Read. Empower. Transform: The Role of Reading for the Future of the Arab World”, the panel took place on 30th of September and 1st of October 2019 in Amman, Jordan.

The conference, entitled ‘Read, Enable, Evolution’, discussed the role of reading in the future of the Arab world and the development of the next generation of writers and publishers. the work.
Improving the publishing industry and developing the next...

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EvoKE 2019 Conference In Split Croatia

September 30, 2019

Dr. Rana Dajani, (Founder of #WLR) associate professor at the Jepson school for leadership university of Richmond gave the opening plenary speech at the EvoKE 2019 conference in Split Croatia on Sep 27 2019.

Dr Dajani started her talk emphasizing storytelling as a tool for teaching critical thinking. Sharing her approach of teaching how to have an opinion and respecting other people’s opinion. As well as providing resources on how to overcome...

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Lightening Talks Elrha R2HC Research

September 23, 2019

Elrha is a global charity that funds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation. Elrha held a research forum In London on Sept. 10 and 11, 2019.
This research forum is a unique opportunity to share knowledge and good practice from the collective experience of conducting public health research in humanitarian crises. The key discussion themes this year were:
– Equity and inclusion
– Research methodologies
– Research ethics
– Research impact

Dr Rana shared her experience as a scientist and practionar in the NGO world:
1. It...

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Kick-Off Speech For The Social Entrepreneurship Program At The University Of Arkansas

September 9, 2019

After meeting Dr. Rana Dajani at the STI (Science, Technology, and Innovation) Forum at the United Nations in New York City, Professor Rogelio Garcia-Contreras from the University of Arkansas invited her to do the kick-off speech for the Social Entrepreneurship Program at the university.  She gave the speech at the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub where at the beginning of every year, students and faculty members meet to discuss solutions for local challenges.
Every year when the year starts there are events and talks to get the students and faculty excited to collaborate with...

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Dr. Dajani Joined The 3rd Technical Consultation On ECD Parenting Programs

August 4, 2019

Dr. Dajani joined the 3rd Technical Consultation on ECD Parenting Programmes on July 17-18 in New York,  helping to close out the consultative process for developing a research agenda to inform the design, implementation, and uptake of the next generation of ECD parenting programs. Our valuable participation in this consultation helped to validate the priority issues raised in the previous consultations and to also set new frameworks for presenting these issues. Importantly, through this consultation, UNICEF was able to exchange ideas and identify next steps for both...

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Dr. Rana Dajani (Founder Of WLR) Is One Of The Jury Members

July 19, 2019

On 3-5 July 2019, UNESCO Secretariat and the members of the Jury for UNESCO International Literacy Prizes gathered at HQ to choose the best five projects out of the 62 submitted, after a global call for applications.

The emphasis this year was on the theme Literacy and Multilingualism, which is also the focus of this year’s global event for International Literacy...

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