Fox Studios hosts female students from Pakistan as part of State Department Women’s Empowerment exchange

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Dr. Munazza Yaqoob and her students at the International Islamic University, Islamabad’s Critical Thinking Forum spend most of the year researching the role of women in Pakistani society and in cultures around the world. Thanks to the efforts of Fox Studios and filmmaker Jennifer Lee, Dr. Yaqoob and the students got to expand their studies and their perspectives this summer through a special field trip to the Fox lot in Los Angeles.

Fox opened its doors to seven of the university’s top female graduate students on July 13 as part of an exchange organized by Lee and the Women’s Empowerment programs at the U.S. Department of State. The visit, which included a full tour of the studio lot and its operations, gave the students an up close and personal look at the American entertainment industry.

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