Tuesday, Oct. 16, 8–9:15 a.m.
Room: Golden Gate C1
Although Africa’s enthusiasm for technology is boosting growth, Africans lack a tradition and understanding of what constitutes their rights as consumers. Explore a case study that looks at the rise of the voice of a new global consumer in Sudan, via a grassroots Facebook movement dedicated to advocating consumer rights.
(Available to registered attendees only. )
Maha Bashri, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication, Bradley University
Dr. Maha Bashri is an assistant professor of communication at Bradley University. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., Dr. Bashri worked as a public relations officer for several international organizations, including M’e9decins Sans Fronti’e8res (MSF–Doctors Without Borders) and the United Nations Development Program in Sudan.