This article is about a library established by graduates of the American Girls College in Cairo. The library matches the standards of modern European and American libraries and holds a huge collection of mostly Arabic books.
The article is about the Egyptian woman renaissance that started in Egypt around 100 years ago and its evolution to incorporate leadership by both women, and men such as Ali Maher Pasha, Hussein Heikal Pasha and others. This renaissance, however, has been derailed, which calls for unity and effective communication among women groups and a return of the male leaders to join the forces of the renaissance.
This article talks about Egyptian women who took up journalism as a profession, one that is often referred to as the profession of “looking for trouble”. The article mentions a few names of Egyptian women who had a major impact in jorunalism. Of these women, Doria Shafik is one of the most prominent names. She founded three journals, including Bint Al Nil. This asserts women’s ability to serve their communities side by side with men.