6th March 2024 - Webinar "Academic solidarity in times of crisis: fostering resilience and freedom of choice in the face of adversity"

Date: 06/03/2024, 13:00 CET (14:00 Kyiv Time)
Duration: 1h
Organiser: Web2Learn

UPDATE POST 11/03/2024:

We gladly share with you the slides of the webinar.
You can watch the recording of the webinar here.

What is the webinar about?
The aim of the webinar is to address the critical role of academic institutions in supporting communities during times of crisis, particularly focusing on the challenges faced by refugees. This webinar seeks to explore and share innovative strategies and practices that can enhance resilience, promote freedom of choice, and facilitate the integration and recognition of refugees’ skills within the higher education landscape.
By fostering a dialogue among academics, policymakers, and practitioners, the webinar aims to contribute to the development of more inclusive, responsive, and socially engaged higher education systems that are well-equipped to meet the needs of diverse populations, thereby strengthening the fabric of our societies in times of adversity.

Invited speakers:

  1. Yevheniia Polishchuk, Dr. of Economics, Professor, Co-founder at Ukrainian Science Diaspora (USA/Ukraine)
  2. Kurt B. Nielsen, CEO at Agile Lean House (Denmark)
  3. Liudmyla Huliaeiva, PhD, Associate Professor, Expert in fundraising, grants and financial literacy (USA/Ukraine)

Moderator: Kateryna Boichenko, PhD, Researcher at Web2Learn.

How to join?
Please register here: http://tinyurl.com/AGILE0603

Who is it for?
This webinar is particularly aimed at educators, policy makers, and academic professionals who are involved in or interested in the integration of refugee students into higher education and society at large. It is also relevant for researchers and practitioners working in the fields of migration, integration, and education, as well as for refugee students themselves who are seeking to navigate and improve their academic and social integration. By focusing on the challenges and strategies for supporting refugee students beyond academia, the webinar offers insights and practical approaches for a wide range of stakeholders committed to fostering inclusive educational environments.