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Counterpoints Arts

Thursday 13 June 2019

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location

Jesus College, Cambridge University
22 Jesus Ln
Cambridge
CB5 8BJ
East England


Organiser

The Gazi Research Project


Website

http://tgproject.net

Price


Category

Conference/seminar/lecture


The Gazi Research Project invites you join us for a workshop on changing perception of refugees led by Rosalind Copisarow at Jesus College (West Court Conference Room) in Cambridge University.

Rosalind Copisarow (Partner, SEEDJordan, and House of Social Enterprise)
Ms. Copisarow has more than 20 years’ professional experience in developing microfinance institutions and sustainable social enterprises in high impact sectors including affordable housing, renewable energy, food and agriculture, water and sanitation, in Africa and Asia. Ms. Copisarow serves on the World Bank’s Microfinance Policy Advisory Board. In the context of the global refugee crisis, she is currently involved in introducing inclusive business models in Jordan to create mutually reinforcing employment and income opportunities for refugee communities and their Jordanian hosts. Prior to that, she worked as an investment banker at Citicorp, HSBC, and JP Morgan.

Ms. Copisarow holds a B.A. in Human Sciences from Oxford University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Finance. She serves on a number of advisory boards including the Lauder Institute. Ms. Copisarow is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Commerce, and Manufacturing and was awarded the Polish Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit in 2000 for her ground-breaking work in sustainable poverty alleviation.