Asian University for Women is the first of its kind: an independent, regional institution dedicated to excellence, women’s education and leadership development – global in outlook, but rooted in the contexts and aspirations of the people of Asia. Located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, AUW exists solely to educate and empower a rising network of women leaders through the transformative power of liberal arts and sciences education. Open to women from all walks of life, AUW particularly encourages women who are the first in their family to get university education
Room to Read seeks to transform the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. Working in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations and governments, we develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school with the relevant life skills to succeed in school and beyond.