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How the Pandemic Made Us Even Less Equal: Challenges and Opportunities in Africa and the Americas

Friday, February 26, 2021

12:00 PM-1:15 PM

The Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Office of Global Health-Dornsife School of Public Health, and the Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium (GPLASC) present:
 
How the Pandemic Made Us Even Less Equal: Challenges and Opportunities in Africa and the Americas
 
Panelists:
 
Mausi Segun (click link for bio)
Executive Director, Africa, Human Rights Watch
 
Jorge E. Cuéllar, PhD (click link for bio)
Andrew W. Mellon Faculty Fellow, Assistant Professor of Latin American, Latino & Caribbean Studies—Dartmouth College 
 
Moderator:
 
Parfait Kouacou, PhD (click link for bio)
Assistant Teaching Professor of French—Drexel University
 
  
Two panelists, the Africa executive director at Human Rights Watch and a scholar of Central America and Latinxs in the United States, will discuss how COVID-19 has deepened inequality worldwide. Besides the additional challenges caused by the pandemic, our panelists will discuss new opportunities to address these inequalities.
 
The annual Drexel Global Passport Series (GPS), organized by the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages, seeks to facilitate global conversations at Drexel and in Philadelphia to ensure rich student engagement and build strong partnerships with local communities and organizations.
 
For the Zoom registration link, and/or for more information, contact Jacqueline Rios at jsr62@drexel.edu.
Registration is required. Free event.
 

Contact Information

Jacqueline Rios
jsr62@drexel.edu

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  • Everyone