Global Tipping Points: Immigration & Entrepreneurship

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street, Manchester 03104

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 THINK GLOBALLY & ACT LOCALLY

A three-part series looking at global issues from a local level

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

  

ELMIRA BAYRASLI

Elmira Bayrasli will speak about how hardship and marginalization may prove to be even greater "mothers of invention" in the 21st century than First World social and economic privilege. She is the author of, From the Other Side of the World: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Unlikely Places, which will be on sale courtesy of Gibson's Bookstore. This special program is part of "Welcoming Week" in Manchester.

*NH LINK: Did you know nearly 8 percent of the state's business owners are foreign-born and $252 million in net business income is generated by immigrant businesses? LEARN MORE about NH's new Americans and the U.S. immigration debate.

Location: Multi-purpose Room, UNH Manchester, 88 Commercial Street (Pandora Mill), Manchester. Directions & Parking Info Here

Free & Open to the Public. Advance registration requested online or by phone: 603.314.7970 

Presented in partnership with UNH and UNH Manchester's homeland security, history, humanities and politics and society programs

ABOUT ELMIRA BAYASLI

Elmira Bayrasli works on entrepreneurship, global development, and foreign policy. She is the cofounder of Foreign Policy Interrupted and a lecturer at New York University. Bayrasli began her career at the State Department as an assistant to Madeleine Albright. From 2002 to 2005, she lived in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, where she was the chief spokeperson for the OSCE Mission. In 20016, Bayrasli joined Endeavor, a New York-based organization that supports global entrepreneurs. In 2011, she founded the World Policy Institute's Global Entrepreneurial Project. Bayrasli has written for Foreign Affairs, the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and the New York Times. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.


 

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