What do we do about inclusiveness?
We champion inclusivity, diversity, and equity both within and outside the institution. We strive to mainstream the principle of equal opportunity in all our operations, and in relation to all stakeholders.
In 2017, Ahlia University established an Equal Opportunity Committee as part of the university’s formal governance structure. The committee is chaired by the President and oversees/advises on all issues relating to the principle of equal opportunity.
Equal Opportunity Committee
EOC Current Members
Prof. Mansoor Alaali
Prof. Bakr Hassan
Senior Advisor for Academic Affairs
Dr. Faisal Al Showaikh
Dean of Student Affairs
Prof. Muneer Almubarak
Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
Prof. Fouad Shehab
Senior Faculty Representative
Dr. Ahlam Hassan
President Assistant for Quality Assurance and Planning
Dr. Thaira Alshirawi
President Assistant of Media, Marketing and PR
Mr. Ammar Al-Hawaj
Director of International Relations
Ms. Luma Jassim
Director of Human Resources, Minuting Secretary
2016-2020 Equal Opportunity Plan
Equal Opportunity Plan Aims
Develop a systematic and sustainable approach to equal opportunity and women empowerment through institutionalisation of practice.
- Create a centralised advisory body to oversee progress and institutionalise practice
- Employ a targeted approach vis-à-vis professional development, capacity-building, and up-skilling programmes to redress gender imbalance issues
Empowering Women Facts & Figures
In line with our core values, from inclusiveness to integrity, the Equal Opportunity Committee at Ahlia University has recently conducted a self-evaluation exercise in relation to women empowerment and equal opportunity at the University.
The results published cover the period 2016-20, in line with the former institutional strategic plan 2016-20.
We look forward to achieving new milestones as we work to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and continue our efforts to mainstream the principle of equal opportunity throughout the university and beyond.
Partnership Platform United Nations Sustainability Initiative
Ahlia University (AU) considers social responsibility and sustainability to be cornerstones of all university operations and strategies. Sustainability, in particular, is embedded across the entire university Strategic Plan 2021-25, covering all core functions from teaching-learning, research, to community. AU is committed to working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through knowledge discover and dissemination in various research domains including quality education, equal opportunities and sustainable growth. We aim to inculcate and integrate SDG concepts in all our curriculua and programmatic provision. In order to create a substantive and meaningful impact, Ahlia welcomes partnership with national and international organisations tackling UNSDGs.
To find out more about Ahlia’s progress on actions related to UNSDGs, visit our page on the United Nations Partnership Platform.