Conseillère régionale | Egypte | OMS
Arwa OWEIS is currently a WHO regional adviser for nursing and midwifery and allied health personal. Prof. Oweis earned a bachelor degree in nursing from the Yarmouk University in Jordan, in 1987 and joined the faculty of nursing at Jordan University of Science and Technology as a teaching assistant. In 1991 earned her master degree in nursing from University of Alabama in Birmingham, USA. In 2001 she earned the Doctorate degree in nursing science from Widener University, USA. In 2006 she was promoted to an associate professor and in 2013 she became a professor of nursing. Prof. Oweis has provided leadership in various areas in nursing and women’s health as well as in the professional development of nursing at the local, regional and international levels. She is a consultant for different national and international organizations including the WHO, the National Council for Family Affairs, the Jordanian Council, the Higher Population Council and the national women’s health center. Prof. Oweis has several locally, and internationally funded research projects among which is the research project entitled “Leadership among Jordanian Women in Administrative Positions”. As a member of the GRACE network (), she was one of the contributing authors of the 2nd GRACE book “Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East: Changing Selves, Changing Societies” in which she published her research findings. On 7 October 2014, the GRACE Network was presented with the sixth Artful Integrators’ Award for outstanding achievement in the area of participatory design of information and communications technologies. Prof. Oweis participated as keynote speaker, presenter and attended numerous local, regional, and international workshops and conferences.