The Learning Lunch Series with Dr. Farida Jalalzai
March 8, 2021
Farida Jalalzai, associate dean for global initiatives and engagement in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, will present a learning lunch seminar on March 24 from 12 to 1 p.m. The virtual event is sponsored by the Asian Cultural Engagement Center and the Women’s Center as part of Women’s Month 2021, Trailblazers: Women Making History.
Jalalzai, the recent recipient of a Fulbright Commission Global Scholar Award, is also a professor in the Department of Political Science. Her research analyzes the roles of gender in the political arena, including women national leaders.
Jalalzai’s books include Shattered, Cracked and Firmly Intact: Women and the Executive Glass Ceiling Worldwide (Oxford University Press 2013), which offers a comprehensive analysis of women, gender, and national leadership positions; Women Presidents of Latin America: Beyond Family Ties? (Routledge 2016), a comparative analysis of women presidents in Latin America; and, with Pedro dos Santos, Senhora Presidenta: Women’s Empowerment and Disempowerment in Brazil: The Rise and Fall of President Dilma Rousseff (forthcoming from Temple University Press), which examines the first female president of Brazil.
Register for the event here.