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TEDx with LAS Dean Guillermo Vásquez de Velasco

 
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Tessa Fixen-Lavdiotis: Managing Humanitarian Innovation

(05-15-2018)

We are proud to announce that alumnus Tessa Fixen-Lavdiotis, Program Officer at Field Ready, has contributed to a chapter of the book "Managing Humanitarian Innovation".  Some of the topics treated by the book give insight on issues presented in our Humanitarian Supply Chain class. If you are interested, you can find more information on the book and a free sample of the chapter here: https://www.fieldready.org/book


NYT - Germany's Secret Labor Experiment

(05-09-2018)

Paul Hockenos, author of “Berlin Calling: A Story of Anarchy, Music, the Wall, and the Birth of the New Berlin," writes about how Germany has been trying to quickly integrate into its economy the evergrowing number of immigrants it welcomes every year. Our partner, Kiron University, is mentioned as one of the innovators that help refugees enter higher education. Click here to read more.


Alumnus Addisalem Agegnehu Starts New Position at Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago

(05-09-2018)

We are happy to announce that RFMS alumnus Addisalem Agegnehu accepted a position with the Ethiopian Community Association of Chicago as the Match Grant Case Manager. Her role is to ensure that newly resettled refugees are employed and self-sufficient. ECAC is currently looking for volunteers: to find out more visit their website or email Addisalem Agegnehu.


 Rohingya Awareness Event 

(05-09-2018)

The Rohingya Awareness Event was organized thanks to our first year students Bao Thao and Emily Fleitz, who partnered with Dr. Imran Akbar from the RCC and Abdul Jabbar-Amanullah and Nasir Zakaria from the Rohingya Culture Center to give us a glimpse into the largest current refugee settlement in the world. The speakers offered us a crude picture of some of the health and security risks that the Rohingya minority have been exposed to for about two decades.

Rohingya Event Speakers and Organizers