Saint Louis University

Who’s Your Daddy: Changing the Paternal Way We Think, Act, and Engage with Developing Countries and Poverty

Wednesday, April 10
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Busch Student Center, 253A

This presentation is an examination of how we, as individuals from developed countries, engage in international service and development. Using their work in Nicaragua with Educacion Plus de Nicaragua, and in Haiti with Missionaries of Charity as case studies, Leila Houshmand and Jessica Girdler will examine common questions around international service work and the burdens faced by developing countries. The questions of the language and lens we use, as well as our effectiveness, will be addressed to hopefully change the mindset we use to approach international development work and service.

Higher purpose. Greater good.
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