Women in the Middle East and North Africa are pursuing STEM degrees and getting jobs in exciting new areas such as space programs. The growing number of women in these fields are a positive for the industry and the advancement of women's rights.
8 - 12+
Astronomy, Earth Science, Geography, Human Geography, Physics
In the Gulf States women account for about 60 percent of engineering students. Here, engineers the Gulf State of Dubai, United Arab Emirates, look over a KhalifaSat model at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre.
Photograph by GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP
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May 20, 2022
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