Columbia University Appoints Egypt-Born Nemat Shafik as Its First Female President

Yesterday, Columbia University appointed Egypt’s Nemat Shafik, who sometimes goes by the nickname, Minouche, a president of the University. Notably, Shafik made history by being the first Egyptian woman to be entrusted to lead an American Education institute, let alone a prestigious New York Ivy league. The Appointment decision came following Harvard University’s recent hiring […]