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MENAFN - Arab News - 12/06/2013
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(MENAFN - Arab News) Dar Al-Hekma has been described as "a paradise for women's learning and empowerment."

"Your graduates glow with ambition and talent," said Kerry Healey, the first female president at Babson College in its 94-year history.

Healey recently visited Dar Al-Hekma to sign a cooperation agreement "to enhance mutual interest in advancing women's leadership and entrepreneurship."

"It is with pride and joy that I inform you of the recent signing of the cooperation agreement between Babson College and Dar Al-Hekma," Suhair H. Al-Qurashi, president of Dar Al-Hekma, said.

"We are honored to have Babson College's president sign the agreement at the conclusion of her historic first visit to our campus," Al-Qurashi said.

"The agreement will be instrumental in advancing women's eadership and entrepreneurship at Dar Al-Hekma, which is aligned with our mission to cultivate accomplished women, leaders and entrepreneurs," she said.

According to Al-Qurashi, Healey has described her visit as "inspiring".

Babson College is a private business school located in Wellesley, Massachusetts, near Boston.

Founded in 1919, the school offers a bachelor of science, as well as master's degrees in business administration, accounting, management and finance.

The college has been ranked first in entrepreneurship for 16 years and the MBA program for 20 consecutive years according to US News & World Report.

Babson College is one of the most highly ranked schools for entrepreneurship in the world, having received accreditation for both its undergraduate and graduate programs.


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