STUDIES ABROAD ‘PAVED WAY FOR GENERATION OF EMIRATI GIRLS’
▶ Dr Aisha Al Sayyar studied in Egypt with the former Ruler of Sharjah’s daughter
It was not usual for girls to travel alone – rather, it was against the prevailing customs and traditions
SHIREENA AL NOWAIS
Long before the UAE sent its first astronaut to space or appointed the world’s youngest minister, a group of trailblazing Emirati women reached for the stars. They were the first generation to receive a third-level education, sent abroad by the...
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