The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) at the Lebanese American University focuses on advancing women’s empowerment and gender equality.

As part of its efforts to engage youth as champions for gender equality, IWSAW is delighted to announce the release of its animated song – “In My Hand”, Bi Ideh in Arabic, a lighthearted approach to address issues of equality, rights, and representation.

The team:
Singers: Bernard Hage and LAU student Lynn Jbeily
Lyrics: Michelle and Noel Keserwany
Music: Karim Khneisser
Director: Noel Keserwany
Animation: Xavier Baghdadi
Illustration and character design: Michelle and Noel Keserwany


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