On the occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD), PU community had the privilege of attending a live interview with one of the prominent and leading Lebanese political figures Dr. Inaya Ezzeddine, the current Minister of State for Administrative Reform. The interview was conducted by PU law student Ms. Rita Khayat.
As a medical doctor specialized in laboratory medicine and pathology, Dr. Ezzedine currently directs a medical analysis and pathology laboratory in addition to her current political role. She completed her medical education in Lebanon and spent part of her residency training in some of the world–renowned medical centers in the United States and the United Kingdom.
The questions asked in the interview mainly focused on Dr. Ezzeddine’s impressive personal and professional journey. In her answers, Minister Ezzeddine stressed the fundamental role of women in the sustainable development of nations. She also explored several initiatives to strengthen women’s rights and support women’s active participation in various fields and positions. Dr. Ezzeddine strongly argued that the professional role of a woman complements her familial role.
In a digital era, Minister Ezzedine prompted more women to study and specialize in STEM-related areas. Dr. Ezzeddine concluded the interview with a powerful motivational message to all Lebanese women that it is about time that they actively participate in various fields and domains, ensuring more rights are granted for them.