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

Thursday, February 26th from 12:00PM-1:15PM EST via Zoom!

Presented by 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).

Mausi Segun, the Africa executive director at Human Rights Watch, and Jorge E. Cuéllar, PhD, 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

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