Supporting Threatened Scholars
August 23, 2021
The developing situation in Afghanistan highlights the critical circumstances that scholars and students around the world face amid political upheaval. Afghanistan is now one of a growing number of countries with threatened scholars seeking a safe place in which to teach, serve, and conduct their research. This webinar shares information about the Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund’s work to provide life-saving support and funding for threatened and displaced scholars globally and outline the ways that colleges, universities, and educational associations can help.
Dawn WhiteheadDawn Whitehead, Vice President, Office of Global Citizenship for Campus, Community, and Careers, AAC&UHost
Martha KanterCEO, College PromiseModerator
Allan E. GoodmanPresident, Institute of International Education
Emily BorzcikAssistant Director, IIE Scholar Rescue Fund