Upcoming Events

African Community Based Conservation: An Experiment Gone Wild

Frontiers of Conservation Social Science presents:

Kathleen Galvin, Professor in the Department of Anthropology at CSU, Assistant Director of Educational Programs in SoGES, Director of The Africa Center

Friday February 24th :: 1 - 2 pm :: CSU Forestry : Room 217

The Africa Center Guest Speaker Series: Agnes Igoye and Jamie Van Leeuwen, PhD

Friday, February 24, 2017

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Lory Student Center :: Grey Rock Room (290) 

The Africa Center is excited to welcome Agnes Igoye and  Jamie Van Leeuwen, PhD, as guest speakers!

Agnes Igoye is a MC/MPA Mason Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School. She is Uganda's Deputy National Coordinator for the Prevention of Trafficking in Persons and the Training Manager at the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control. She has provided her expertise to several organizations, including the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime and the International Organization for Migration. A member of the Clinton Global Initiative, Agnes speaks globally raising awareness about human trafficking, rehabilitates survivors and trains law enforcement.

Jamie Van Leeuwen, PhD, is the Founder & CEO of the Global Livingston Institute. Jamie founded the Global Livingston Institute in 2009 to encourage students and community leaders to think bigger and think differently about international development. He currently serves as the GLI’s Chief Executive Officer. Jamie has been traveling to East Africa for more than a decade and continues to develop innovative partnerships between GLI and members of the public, private and nonprofit sectors in Uganda. In addition to his role as GLI’s CEO, Jamie is also a Senior Advisor for Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper.


Africa Center Coffee Social

Wednesday March 1, 2017

8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

108 Johnson Hall (SoGES) :: Montreal Room


All are welcome & free event!  African coffee will be served with breakfast snacks, tea, and juice.