Asian University for Women

Charity approach proves a real eye-opener for singer-songwriter

Two months ago, singer-songwriter Reign Lee was approached by a friend to lend her services to a charity concert that needed musical acts.

Friday, 26 November, 2010, 12:00am

Women's university extends reach

A private university established by international education and development leaders is expanding its reach for students from the war-torn Afghanistan to mainland China.

The Asian University for Women in the Bangladeshi city of Chittagong welcomed its first 129 students on full scholarships in April.

13 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Nurturing women to take the lead

Poverty, race, religion and social standing are irrelevant if you're a student at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh. This is an institution with a difference - on a mission to empower women to change the region and the world.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

A chance for women to play a leading role

The Asian University for Women in Bangladesh has pledged to empower underprivileged women to play a role solving regional problems by offering a world-class liberal arts education.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

University to empower Asian women opens

A private Asian university that aims to educate underprivileged women to become regional leaders officially opens today with 130 students attending a welcoming ceremony.

The Asian University for Women, in Chittagong, Bangladesh, is recruiting talented young women from diverse backgrounds, at least half of them underprivileged.

5 Apr 2008 - 12:00am