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Past Global Citizen Forum Events

2021 Global Citizen Forum

Theme: Equity & Inclusion in Higher Education

Drake partnered with the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa to host a virtual conference on equity and inclusion in higher education. The conference was sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and approved for SHRM certification credit, in partnership with Central Iowa SHRM (CISHRM) and Iowa teacher re-licensure credit. 

The Global Citizen Forum featured interactive sessions on a range of topics related to equity and inclusion in higher education. Review the conference schedule and a list of presenters.

2020 Global Citizen Forum Poster

Theme: International Perspectives on Privilege

Drake partnered with the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, in offering this forum. 

Conference events included:

  • Lecture from Dr. Debanuj DasGupta titled Migration, Asylum, and Transgender Lives
  • Student workshop focused on creating equitable and inclusive service projects
  • Comedian Hayden Kristal
  • Student Research Symposium 
  • Documentary screening of Ready or Not: Black Students Experiences of South African Universities, presented by researchers from University KwaZulu-Natal 

2019 Global Citizen Forum

Theme: Perspectives on Migration

Conference events included:

  • Lecture from Jose Galvez, a photojournalist documenting Latino experience in the United States
  • Film screening of A Little Salsa on the Prairie, presented by Jody Swilky
  • Student Research Symposium
  • Keynote Address: Dr. Livingstone Sewanyana
  • Activism Workshops
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