„A Seat at the Table“ (Episode 9)

Empowering the Role of Women in Governance with Paiman Ahmad

Paiman Ahmad is the President of the University of Raparin in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, has done extensive research in the role of women in governance and has participated in the Iraqi Leadership Fellowship.

In this episode, we discuss the role of women in policy making in Iraq and the necessity to empower women and encourage them to participate in civil movements and political decision making.

A Seat at the Table is a podcast by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on women's empowerment across the Middle East. Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is an international German political foundation. It seeks to promote participation and dialogue and stimulate innovation. The podcast will host solution oriented women and provide them the platform to share practical advice insights and takeaways. Meet us in this podcast with Cyrine Farhat.

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Cyrine Farhat Shour

Cyrine Farhat Shour


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