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Feb 19, 2013, 15:00 ET
Mrs. Akie Abe, AUW Patron.  (PRNewsFoto/Asian University for Women)

Akie Abe, Japan's First Lady, Joins AUW as Patron

Akie Abe, whose husband, Shinzo Abe, has been re-elected as the Japanese Prime Minister, has joined the Asian University for Women (AUW) as a...

Apr 03, 2012, 13:00 ET
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AUW Names Economist Fahima Aziz as Vice Chancellor

The Asian University for Women announced today that its Board of Trustees has unanimously appointed Dr. Fahima Aziz as the next Vice Chancellor of...

Nov 02, 2011, 13:42 ET
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First Lady of Malaysia joins AUW Council of Patrons

 The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce that H.E. Datin Paduka Seri Rosmah Mansor, the First Lady of Malaysia, has joined...

Jul 08, 2011, 11:42 ET
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Change in Leadership at Asian University for Women (AUW)

Mary J. Sansalone appointed Vice Chancellor of AUW Announcement from Chairman of the Board, Jack Meyer. "On behalf of the Asian University for...

Mar 02, 2011, 08:00 ET
Mrs. Blair was conferred the AUW Chancellorship by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, shown above.  (PRNewsFoto/Asian University for Women Support Foundation)

Cherie Blair Named Chancellor of Asian University for Women

Blair recognized for international advocacy of women's education The Asian University for Women (AUW) is pleased to announce the appointment of...

Nov 16, 2010, 08:00 ET

Experts to Convene in Bangladesh to Discuss the Future of Asia

The Asian University for Women (AUW), a new, independent institution of higher learning located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, will convene a three-day...

Jun 16, 2010, 08:00 ET

Former Cornell University Vice Provost and Professor Named Provost & Chief Academic Officer at Asian University for Women (AUW); Ashok Keshari, IIT Professor Named Dean of Math, Science & Engineering

The Asian University for Women (www.asian-university.org) has appointed American engineering professor Dr. Mary J. Sansalone as its Provost &...

May 13, 2010, 08:00 ET

Condoleezza Rice and Cherie Blair: Changing the Face of Women’s Education in Asia

The Asian University for Women (AUW) will host a fundraising event at Sotheby's art auction house this Thursday, May 13, 2010 to highlight the...

Mar 09, 2009, 08:00 ET

Asian University for Women Hires Pioneering Faculty

Innovative International Liberal Arts University Embodies Spirit of International Women's Day The Asian University for Women (AUW), South Asia's...

Aug 26, 2008, 01:00 ET

Goldman Sachs Foundation Awards Second Grant to Asian University for Women

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Goldman Sachs Foundation recently awarded The Asian University for Women Support...