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Global Development Careers Masterclass

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Wednesday 5 May 2021, 4.00PM

Speaker(s): Emily E. Arnold-Fernandez

Join Global Development for the second instalment of our Careers Masterclass Series on May 5th at 4pm GMT with Emily E. Arnold-Fernández as she reflects upon her career as CEO and President of world-leading global refugee and human rights organisation Asylum Access, and answers your questions about a career in NGO work.

“Emily E. Arnold-Fernández, a lawyer and social entrepreneur, is the founding President and CEO of Asylum Access.  The leading global refugee human rights organization, Asylum Access has dismantled barriers to economic and civic participation for over a million refugees since its inception in 2005.  Also a scholar, Emily writes and teaches regularly, including at Stanford University, University of York and University of London.  Her accolades include the prestigious Alexander (2018) and Grinnell (2013) prizes; Mexico’s Equality and Nondiscrimination Award (2016); and recognition by the Dalai Lama as one of 50 “Unsung Heroes of Compassion” (2009).“ 

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Location: Virtual via Zoom

Admission: Free, all welcome