|Middle Eastern Women Receive American-Style Leadership Training
BY LARRY TEITELBAUM
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In one jurisdiction Attiga saw more women judges than there
are in her whole country. Even more impressive to her, some
had been judges for almost 30 years. By contrast, Jordan appointed
its first woman judge seven or eight years ago. There
are now five or six, said Attiga. "It's not easy to become a judge
in my country," she noted. "(But) in Jordan we're doing well
compared to other Arab countries."
Knoll hopes to reprise the program, which drew enthusiastic
support from the 15 to 20 faculty members who participated.
"We had no idea what to expect," said Knoll. "My colleagues
came out quite excited after teaching their courses."