The Faculty of Education, Ain Shams University, in the framework of celebrating International Women’s Day and Egyptian Women’s Day, in cooperation with the National Council for Women, Cairo Branch, organized a celebration under the slogan “Inspirational Women and Future Challenges”, according to ” Ain Shams University” website.
The celebration came under the auspices of Prof. Safaa Shehata, Acting Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Alaa El-Din Abdel-Halim Farag, Vice Dean for Community Service and Environmental Development, with the follow-up and coordination of the National Council for Women, Cairo Branch, represented by Prof. Maha Marwan, the council’s reporter for the Cairo branch, Prof. Rokaya Shalabi, former dean of the Faculty for Women and alternate rapporteur at the Cairo branch.
The celebration began in the faculty’s theater on Sunday, March 19, 2023, with the Republican anthem. The ceremony was presented by Dr. Shaima Al-Toukhi, a faculty member in the Arabic Language Department.
The celebration was opened with the speech of the Faculty of Education, which was presented by Prof. Aladdin Abdel Halim Farag, Vice Dean for Community Service and Environmental Development, who spoke about the importance of the role of women, especially Egyptian women, in supporting society and paying attention to their role in achieving comprehensive development, which is a major pillar of Egyptian society.
A recorded speech by Prof. Mahmoud Kamel Al-Naqa, Professor of Curricula and Teaching Methods at the Faculty of Education and a pioneer of education was displayed, in which he focused on the importance of women and their pioneering societal role, and His Eminence greeted her on her feast. This was followed by a speech by the National Council for Women delivered by Ms. Maha Marwan, Rapporteur of the National Council for Women, Cairo Branch, which focused on the roles of the National Council for Women and its various and important programs and the services provided by the Council to Egyptian women. Then followed by a speech by Prof. Rokaya Shalabi, who emphasized the importance of activities related to Egyptian women and the necessity of action to further activate it and the plan of the National Council in the Cairo branch to pay attention and cooperate with all institutions to achieve this goal.
The celebration included many participants, including Professor/ Nevin Makram Labib, Director of the Center for Social and Cultural Planning and Chairman of the Digital Transformation Committee at the Institute of National Planning, the great journalist Dalia Mahfouz, the writer on the Eve of the Arab World and the owner of a community initiative (Victory for Your Family), Professor/ Ilham Saif al-Dawla Hamdan, Professor of Linguistics Authorship and creative writing at the Academy of Arts, former head of the creative production department, and a member of the Egyptian Writers Union, Mrs. Rasha Haikal is considered the first Egyptian woman to launch a channel specialized in cooking in the Arab world, and a recorded speech by Professor/ Wahad Samir, a professor at the Higher Institute of Arts and winner of the second place in the Republic in the National Initiative for Smart Green Projects (with the Bab Rizq scrap project), and various interventions were made, including one of Prof. Samia Khader, Professor of Sociology at the Faculty