Karin Fischer, "Can Educating Women in the Liberal Arts Lift Asia's Communities Out of Poverty?," The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 3, 2019.
Can Educating Women in the Liberal Arts Lift Asia's Communities Out of Poverty?
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"The exporting of the American model of education abroad has mostly been an elite enterprise, with campuses in monyed countries, like Abu Dhabi and Singapore, serving select students. The Asian University for Women is different... [I]t is driven by an ambitious idea: that educating women across Asia is key to lifting the region out of poverty and to resolving the deep-seated religious, ethnic, and cultural conflicts that trouble it."