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April 4, 2013, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Rural by Design: "Rural Sustainability around the Globe"
(Common Hour - Lecture and Discussion)
This conversation brings together Kenyon students and recent graduates active in global rural sustainability efforts. The participants are:
Philisile Dube '13. Dube, a senior economics major from Swaziland, in Africa, is the president of Local Lenders, a student-run microfinance organization seeking to work with Knox County farmers dedicated to sustainable agriculture and local food systems.
Prabhat Gautam '09. Gautam, who graduated from Kenyon with majors in economics and international studies, is currently pursuing a master's degree in public administration at Cornell University. Gautam has worked in both Washington, D.C., and New Delhi, India, on gay-lesbian-bisexual-transgender rights, sex equality issues, issues relating to violence against women, and immigration reform.
Laura McHenry '13. A senior biology major with minors in anthropology and Italian, McHenry spent the Spring 2012 semester studying wildlife ecology and natural resource management in Kenya and Tanzania.
Daniel Tebes '12. Tebes, who works on an organic farm in New Haven, Connecticut, has been a team-researcher in the Yale School of Public Health as part of a National Institutes of Health study of healthy food access, food security, and childhood obesity. This spring, he starts an apprenticeship in ecological horticulture at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems through the University of California, Santa Cruz. At Kenyon, he majored in international studies, with coursework in anthropology and environmental studies.
The conversation is part of Rural by Design, a week-long series of events exploring rural sustainability in Knox County and around the globe. The program is presented by the Rural Life Center, with support from the McGregor Fund of Detroit, Michigan. This panel discussion is co-sponsored by Kenyon's Center for Global Engagement.
Location: Community Foundation Theater, Gund Gallery
Rural Life Center, Center for Global Engagement, with support from McGregor Fund
Contact: Howard Sacks
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