End Time: 
3:00 pm
Event Category: 
Fort Steilacoom

Talks will be followed by a reception at 4 p.m.

Learn about climate change in Nicaragua and Yemen from two visiting Humphrey Fellows!

Habib Alrahman Banigazi: "Our Role towards the Environment in the Era of the Changing Climate"

Between 2016 and 2021, more than 43 million children were displaced from floods, storms,
droughts and wildfires worldwide (UNICEF). Habib will discuss how to address such a challenge as individuals, communities and institutions.

Habib Alnedari works as a WASH Program and Education Coordinator at Save the Children International in Yemen. He holds a B.Sc. in Architectural Engineering from Sana’a University in Yemen and a Master's degree in Humanitarian Aid and International Cooperation from Kalu Institute, Spain. He is spending his Humphrey Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Elyin Loaisiga: "Climate Change and Community Response in Nicaragua"

Come learn about Nicaragua, Elyin’s home country, its developing economy, the impact caused by climate change and subsequent recovery efforts. Elyin will highlight multicultural and multiethnic community efforts in the aftermath of natural disasters.

Elyin Loaisiga works as Strategy and Project Manager for Convoy of Hope in Managua, Nicaragua where he manages the implementation of sustainable projects in underdeveloped communities and develops public-private partnerships. He is spending his Humphrey Fellowship at Michigan State University.

Sponsored by International Education.

Campus Location: 
Fort Steilacoom
Room Number: 
Performance Lounge