Africa Hub Women's History Month Celebration March 2021

Africa Hub will host Women’s History Month guest speaker Dr. Elizabeth Asiedu Professor of Economics, University of Kansas.
In this virtual talk hosted by the African Interdisciplinary Studies Hub at the University of Missouri, Dr. Elizabeth Asiedu, Professor in the Department of Economics at KU, will speak about Gender, Education, and Economic Development. Dr. Asiedu will discuss the gender- gap in education and employment in Sub-Saharan Africa and the importance of women's political representation in the continent's development.

Sponsors include International Center, CAFNR International Programs, Women’s Center, Africa Hub, and the Africa Graduate Professional Student Association.

You can find more information and register for the event on the MU African Interdisciplinary Studies Hub Facebook page. Here is the short link to register for the Women's History Month:


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Here is the short link to register for the Women's History Month:



Thursday, March 11 at 6:00pm

Virtual Event
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Students, Diversity, Faculty, International, Research, Social, Staff

Departmental Categories

Diversity, Women's History Month, Education, Global Engagement


International Center, CAFNR




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Jenifer Pilz

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Speaker(s) Information

Dr. Elizabeth Asiedu is a Professor of Economics at the  University of Kansas. She is Associate Chair and the Director of Graduate Studies of the Economics Department and the President and founder of the Association for the Advancement of African Women Economists (AAAWE), former editor of the Journal of African Development (JAD), and former President of the African Finance Economic Association (AFEA). She serves as a Board Member of the Kansas African Studies Council and is a Faculty Affiliate. This will be an awesome program to celebrate women. Everyone is welcome.

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