Fighting Fear Through Dialogue

Monday, March 2, 2020
7:00 PM
Young Auditorium
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Lecture
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Susan Johnson
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https://mastercal.uww.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=35791

In this College of Letters and Sciences Contemporary Issues Lecture Series presentation, Zach Ingrasci will present "Fighting Fear Through Dialogue: Inside a Syrian Refugee Camp".

Zach Ingrasci is an award-winning humanitarian, activist, and filmmaker who co-directed, produced and hosted the feature documentaries “Living on One Dollar” and “Salam Neighbor”. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Variety, and The Atlantic. He’s been honored with the 2016 Muslim Public Affairs Council Annual Media Award, recognized alongside Bill Gates and Angelina Jolie as one of the top 100 visionary leaders of 2015 by YPO’s Real Leaders Magazine, and accepted by the US State Department into the American Film Showcase. Ingrasci has been on the front lines fighting for human rights. Most recently, he collaborated with the UN Refugee Agency and Google to create Searching for Syria, an immersive online hub that answers the world’s top searched questions about Syria. The project was featured on the homepage of Google and received over 25 million views.​

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