USAID's Higher Education System Strengthening Activity

Focus Areas

Empowering Women Faculty through the Leadership Training Program

After completing her undergraduate work as an electrical engineer, Faria Tasneem Sheikh started her career as a lab engineer. Her sights were set on career growth, so she was also enrolled in a master’s program. Maintaining her job in the early years of her career and securing an advanced degree on top of that turned […]

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HESSA helps Pakistani higher ed leader reimagine her role

Dr. Aqsa Shabbir (2nd left) alongside international trainers and other colleagues from LCWU at the HESSA student support services annual summit organized in Pakistan, July 2022 Dr. Aqsa Shabbir, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Research, Innovation and Commercialization, has been at Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) for the last 10 years. […]

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