Latinx Month PresentationDATE: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
TIME: 2:00-3:00 PM
LOCATION: Tyler Hall, Room 128
The Venezuelan Crisis Told by Those Who Live It
SPEAKER: Jeannette-Marie Kelley Assistant Professor of Practice, Economics, and Statistics, Villanova University
SPEAKER BIO: Jeannette-Marie Kelley has been a member of the faculty at Villanova University’s School of Business for nearly 20 years. Prior to that, she taught at Golden Gate University, Chestnut Hill College, and Temple University. She also has 20+ years of industry experience as an operations manager and translator. Professor Kelley holds degrees from Holy Family University, Villanova University, and Temple University. This is her fifth semester studying Spanish at BCCC.
SYNOPSIS: In this informative and entertaining chat, Professor Kelley merges her background in macroeconomic analysis with the lessons she learned from Venezuelan family and friends. As she traces the last half-century of Venezuela’s political and economic history, she weaves in the personal accounts of those who witnessed the inception and development of the current economic crisis and those who suffer through it today.
AUDIENCE: Of interest to students of World Languages and Literature, Business/Economics, Political Science, etc. All members of the community are welcome.