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Coding for the Future

LAU Tomorrow’s Leaders undergraduate program (TLU) scholar Manel Benabid, who is a computer science major, volunteered her time and skills at World Learning Algeria to teach high schoolers the basics of programming and coding. Through interactive, free-of-charge courses, her students were able to develop problem solving skills creatively.

TLS Scholars Reflect on New Learning Through a Gender Lens

On completing their first semester as LAU MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders Gender Studies (TLS) scholars, the 275 Lebanese students reflected on their experience. They gathered virtually to discuss scholarly work, attended webinars by gender experts, took workshops on masculinity and female entrepreneurship, and synthesized existing evidence-based research and reports of IGOs and NGOs. [archive photo]

Fighting Gender Inequality in the Film Industry

Two students from the LAU Tomorrow’s Leaders Gender Scholars Program (TLS) worked on a research paper to raise awareness on gender inequality in the film industry. TV and film majors Faysal Al Haddad and Ouday Yahya interviewed fellow female students at LAU, collected international data, critiqued scholarly work, and attended webinars by gender experts to build their argument.

TLSers Tackle Bodily Autonomy

As part of their coursework, a group of LAU MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders Gender Studies (TLS) scholars chose to highlight a controversial topic: bodily autonomy in the Arab World. They conducted extensive research on sexual assault, pre- and extramarital sex, child marriage, LGBTQ+ and abortion rights. They summed up their findings in a video which they hoped would help break the stigma. [archive photo]

Tomorrow’s Leaders Newsletter

Issued every semester, the Fall 2020 issue of the LAU MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders newsletter is out. Through it, LAU scholars connect with their peers within the TL community and spotlight their recent endeavors and achievements.

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