The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the future of international education will be the subject of an online conversation with leaders from Latin American universities Thursday, July 16.
The session is the fifth and final in a series of live discussions with educational leaders from 13 countries and will include:
- Ignacio Sánchez Díaz, rector of Pontificia Universidad de Católica de Chile in Santiago
- David Garza, rector of Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico
- Soraya Soubhi Smaili, rector of Universidade Federal de São Paulo in Brazil
The series, “The Future of International Education: Leadership Perspectives From Around the World,” is co-hosted by the Institute of International Education, or IIE, and the University of California, Davis. See the series news release.
Gary S. May, chancellor of UC Davis, will moderate the Latin American panel, which will begin at 9 a.m. PDT (4 p.m. UTC).
The hourlong session is open to the public. Registration is required and will close when seats are filled.
The series began in mid-June with an introductory global panel, and other sessions focused on Africa, Asia and Oceania, and Europe. Recordings of sessions are being posted to the series webpage as they become available.