Dr. Maya Morsy receives an honorary doctorate degree in philosophy, economic empowerment and gender equality from Jharkhand Rai University

In a ceremony, The Jharkhand Rai University in India has granted an honorary doctorate degree in philosophy, economic empowerment and gender equality to Dr. Maya Morsy, President of the National Council of Women (NCW), in appreciation to her influential efforts towards the women empowerment and gender equality.

Dr. Morsi is the second Arab and African woman, and the first non-Indian person to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Jharkhand Rai in Ranchi, Jharkhand.

She was conferred with the degree in recognition of her outstanding contribution to Women Empowerment and Peace.

Nobel Prize laureate in 2015, Tunisian businesswoman WidedBouchamaoui, was the first Arab African woman to receive an honorary doctorate degree in philosophy and women empowerment from the same university; along with Richard A. D’Aveni, a Bakala Professor of Strategy at Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth, USA, and Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D., a psychiatrist, who wrote 13books released in 90 editions.