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Women in History Spotlight: Maimouna Abdoulaye Barro

Maimouna Barro received her M.A. in African Studies in 1997 and her PhD in Education with a minor in Gender Relations in International Development (GRID) in 2005, both from the University of Illinois. She is the Associate Director at the Center for African Studies and has been instrumental in expanding the Center’s academic programs. Maimouna helped establish a joint degree with the School of Information Sciences as well as the graduate minor in African Studies. She has received several awards, including the Chancellor’s Academic Professional Excellence Award in 2010.   Women...

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Koeli Goel

Alumni Spotlight: Koeli Goel

GRID Alumna Koeli Goel presented at the recent WGGP 40th Anniversary Symposium on “Wings of Fire: #MeTooIndia marks Historic Face-off with entrenched patriarchal Order” as part of the panel on Gender and Societies. Koeli received her PhD in Communications and Media along with graduate minor in Gender and International Relations (GRID) in 2012. To watch the panel on Gender and Societies, click here and go to the 3:40:00 mark in the recording.