This event is part of the "African Heritage Month 2013 @ Concordia University" series.
The Concordia Student Union (CSU) and the African and Caribbean Students' Network of Canada (ACSioN Network) proudly present an evening with:
-- DAMBISA MOYO --
Dambisa Moyo, world-renowned author and economist, named by Time Magazine in 2009 as one of the "100 Most Influential People In The World",* will visit Concordia University on Wednesday February 13th, 2013.
-- Presentation --
Dr. Moyo will speak about the potential role played by the African diaspora in driving Africa's rising economies, as well as the increasing amount of foreign direct investment in Africa beyond remittances and aid. She will also touch on the implications of some of her most recent research, especially highlighting the role played by China in Africa.
Presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer discussion session with audience members.
Dr. Moyo's latest publication, "Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means For The World" will be available for purchase at the event; Dr. Moyo herself may also be available for book signings.
TICKETS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! Cost = $0 (Yes, tickets are FREE)**
1.) Concordia students/staff - Go to the CSU office
2.) If you're not a Concordia student or staff member, simply RSVP right here on this page http://www.acsion.org/dmoyo.
**We can't guarantee ticket availability but we'll do the best we can! Don't delay, the capacity for attendees at this awesome event is fixed.
-- About Dambisa Moyo --
Dr. Moyo's work focuses on the forces shaping today's global economy, and in particular the role of developing nations in this process. In addition to many other publications, Dr. Moyo has recently authored:
- "Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa" (2009)
- "How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead" (2011)
- "Winner Take All: China's Race for Resources and What It Means For The World" (2012)
This event is part of the "African Heritage Month 2013 @ Concordia University" series organized by:
- ACSioN Network-Concordia chapter
- African Students' Association of Concordia
- Concordia Caribbean Student Union
- National Society of Black Engineers-Concordia chapter
- Ralliement Étudiant Haïti-Canada
with the support of the Concordia Student Union
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