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Zakiya Carr Johnson: The Role of Black Women in the Empowerment of Black Communities in Latin America
February 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Zakiya Carr Johnson, principal, ODARA Solutions, will present The Role of Black Women in the Empowerment of Black Communities in Latin America – Lessons from Brazil and Columbia. Johnson is a subject matter expert in social inclusion and diversity with extensive experience in international development and non-governmental and government relations. She has over 20 years of experience shaping policy to include gender equity and racial equality considerations. She completed an M.A. in International Relations at Syracuse University, and a B.A. in Communications and Spanish at Howard University. From 2013 to 2016, she served as the co-Chair for the White House Inter-Agency Committee on Gender-Based Violence Monitoring and Evaluation.
Presented by the Department of African, African American, & Diaspora Studies; UNC Department of Public Policy, and the UNC Institute for The Study of the Americas.