November 24, 2018
Teaching and Learning - TL
Gender Equity - GE
Campus Life - CL
Being young in Pakistan by Adil Najam
Dr Adil Najam, Inaugural Dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies and co-author of the Pakistan National Human Development Report on Youth, will talk about the some of the key challenges and opportunities facing Pakistani youth today.
Student centred design for academic spaces (TL)
World-leading architects will discuss the current state and potential future of academic spaces with a student centered focus.
Arif Hasan, Architect
Marvi Mazhar, Co-Founder, Architecture Design Research Lab
Safdar Abidi, Architect – Principal, Perkins+Will
Moderator: Abeer Sheikh, Student, AKU
Gender equity in university design (GE)
Critical issues of building gender equity into university design will be discussed from a variety of perspectives by experts in public policy, social innovation, women’s empowerment and much more.
Bina Shah, Author
Kanza Azeemi, Associate, McKinsey & Company
Raza Ahmad Rumi, Faculty, Cornell University
Moderator: Dr Saad Shafqat, Professor of Neurology, AKU
Students as partners: preparing future leaders (CL)
Explore the perspectives, evidence, and methods through which students can be engaged and empowered as stakeholders and true partners in university settings and beyond.
Dr Arshad Ahmad, Vice Chancellor, LUMS
Dr Eileen Hyder, Academic Developer, University of Reading
Jibran Nasir, Human Rights Lawyer and Trustee, Elaj Trust
Moderator: Anjiya Suleiman, Student, AKU