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Global Spotlight: Humanitarian crisis in Tigray, Ethiopia

Students, faculty and guests will conduct a panel discussion on the humanitarian crisis caused by the ongoing civil war in Ethiopia.

Speakers will include Dr. Umme Al-Wazedi and Dr. John Tawiah-Boateng, Augustana associate professors of English; Petros Shumie and Daniel Woldu from Omna Tigray, a group which advocates for the end of the war; and Tekste Gebreselasse, representing the Tegaru community in Chicago.

Student panelists will include Mulualem Hailom and Shenela Ranaraja from Augustana; Meron Kiros, Lakehead University; and Eden Gebremariam, George Washington University.

The panel is sponsored by the Office of International Student and Scholar Services, and is expected to conclude at 6 p.m.


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Mulualem Hailom