International Development Work in Various Communities
October 20th, 6pm-7pm, Virtual Format
Sakun Gajurel, Volunteer Initiatives and Youth Engagement Coordinator, UNICEFF
Rotary Peace Fellow, World Food Programme, Disaster Relief, Refugee Operations
Sakun is an international development professional with experience serving in Nepal, Thailand, Italy, India, Bangladesh and the US. She has aided vulnerable communities in multi-lingual settings, including disaster situations, in the capacity of program support, communication, advocacy, and as a community outreach officer. Sakun has assisted organizational development, project management, monitoring and evaluation initiatives, and partnerships. She currently serves as Emerging Leader for UCIS at Pitt, and will discuss her career trajectory, experience serving South Asian Refugee Community, and efforts to aid local teachers and the university community.
Sponsored by: Asian Studies Center, Center for African Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian, East European, & Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center, and Global Studies Center