Umm Al-Qura University, represented by the Deanship of Scientific Research, has organized a forum for Sunday and Monday, 6 and 7 Rajab, 1441 A.H., entitled, "Empowering Women in Scientific Research", and an accompanying exhibition, under the auspices of His Excellency the President of Umm Al-Qura University, Prof. Abdullah Bafail. The event will be held with the participation of researchers from various academic disciplines in different Saudi universities, in Al-Jawharah Hall (female section), Al-Zahir campus.
The goal of the forum is to clarify the reality of women in the research field, diagnosing the difficulties they face in order to reach workable solutions and discussing the Saudi Vision 2030 programs and the extent to which women researchers benefit from them. Moreover, it aims to introduce the fields of internal and external support of women's research.
The forum received 25 scientific papers, submitted by the researchers participating in the sessions of the forum, from various universities and government entities. This is in addition to the contributions of the accompanying exhibition, which introduce leading scientific institutions and journals, with the participation of 20 supporters of women's research efforts.