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Known For: Associate Professor in Linguistics and Gender Studies, Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University
Dr. Souad Slaoui is an associate professor at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University in Fez, Morocco. She is a senior lecturer in Linguistics and Gender Studies. She currently directs the Women and Development Unit at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdellah University in Fez, Morocco.
She is also the Moroccan Coordinator of the Exchange and Cooperation Agreement among Members of the Gender and Women’s Studies Across Cultures (GWS) Consortium for 2007 to 2013.
Dr Souad Slaoui is also a founding member of the Isis Centre for Women and Development; The Union of Feminine Associations in Morocco, and a member of the laboratory of Research and Studies in Linguistics (GREL). Dr. Slaoui is a member of the editing board for the book, Feminist Movements: Origins and Orientations, published in 1999. She is also a co-author of the book, Grammar of Moroccan Arabic (1999). Her research interests include women and their relationship to religion, politics, and culture as well as feminist movements in the Arab world. She participated in national and international conferences on issues related to Moroccan women (e.g., cultural values).
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