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The Epicenter of Crisis: Climate and Conflict Driving Humanitarian Need and Displacement

Thursday, March 14, 45 p.m.

Rose Hill, Dealy Hall, E-530
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
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Join us for a lecture with Tara Clerkin, who leads the climate resilience global research and innovation portfolio at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a multidisciplinary team focused on developing innovative solutions to increase climate resilience for agropastoral communities in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.

About the Speaker
Clerkin supports the development of a climate resilience portfolio and strategy across the organization. Before joining the IRC in October 2016, she was the manager of program impact with the Clinton Development Initiative, which operates an inclusive, farmer-first agribusiness model in Rwanda, Malawi, and Tanzania. Clerkin holds a dual M.A. degree in economics and international political economy and development from Fordham University and a B.B.A. in finance, with minors in peace studies and Irish studies from the University of Notre Dame. She resides in New York City.

This event consists of a 30- to 35-minute presentation and a 15- to 20-minute Q&A. Refreshments will be provided.