Women Graduates USA AGM

Women Graduates-USA will conduct its AGM in October and members from across the globe are invited to attend a Zoom pre-AGM event on Oct 16 with an impressive nationally recognized speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Ferris.

She is currently a Research Professor with the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.  Dr Ferris also has served as Senior Advisor to the UN General Assembly’s Summit for Refugees and Migrants and a Senior Fellow and co-director of the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, She spent 20 years working in the field of humanitarian assistance, most recently in Geneva, Switzerland at the World Council of Churches.

She has written extensively on humanitarian issues, including Consequences of Chaos: Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis and the Failure to Protect, with Kemal Kirsici (Brookings Institution Press, 2016). Her latest book – Refugees, Migration and Global Governance: Negotiating the Global Compacts (with Katharine Donato) was published by Routledge in July 2019.

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