As an internationally recognized expert on diaspora finance, Dr. Riddle will present the results of her research over the last 20 years examining diaspora investment and entrepreneurship of 16 different diaspora* communities in the USA and Europe originating from countries of origin in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Middle East.
For the full Invitation with YouTube links, click Diaspora
May’s Distinguished Speaker – – –
Liesl Riddle, PhD, International Business/Affairs,
George Washington University
“Diaspora: Borne of Tragedy, Resettlement in the U.S.”
May 17, 2018, Thursday, 5:30-9:00 pm
Reception: 5:30. Dinner 6:15. Talk 7:00*
RSVP’s for dinner are due Monday, May 14, 2018.
Willows, 6729 Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis.
* The Talk is scheduled for 7:00 pm – Walk-ins welcome!.
RSVP’s for the Talk are requested, but not required.
Check-in after 6:45 pm.
[For students, check the $5.00 “Talk only Student Discount” ticket, or $5.00 at the door.]
More about Dr. Riddle’s presentation on diaspora:
This program will help us extend our compassion for those who are compelled to migrate en masse from their original homeland locale, as well as appreciation for the immigrant talent that benefits the country of re-settlement
Dr. Riddle will also help us understand how diaspora finance functions within our world economy, such as global remittances that affect developing as well as developed countries.
* Diaspora: Dispersion of people, en masse, from the original homeland locale or country of origin.
Liesl Riddle, PhD, Associate Professor of International Business & International Affairs, The George Washington University School of Business.
The Indiana Council on World Affairs recognizes the support of George Washington University, Institute for Middle East Studies, Education and Outreach, Washington, D.C.
More: Middle East resources. Teacher resources are available. https://imes.elliott.gwu.edu/educator-outreacg/resources
YouTube Clips about diaspora finance with Dr. Riddle:
US African Diaspora Investment
Role of Diaspora Tourism in the Diaspora-Engagement Value Chain
Harnessing the Potential of Diaspora Finance
Indiana Council on World Affairs: www.indianaworld.org