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Amanda Nguyen: “Hopeanomics” and How Social Entrepreneurs are Transforming Grassroots Activism
February 16 @ 7:30 pmFree
Join UCSB Arts & Lectures as they present Amanda Nguyen “Hopeanomics” and How Social Entrepreneurs are Transforming Grassroots Activism on Wednesday, February 16th at 7:30 p.m. Pacific (Virtual).
The CEO and founder of Rise, a social movement accelerator that teaches grassroots organizing, Amanda Nguyen helped draft the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights. Her 2021 viral video ignited worldwide coverage on anti-Asian hate crimes and is credited as a pivotal moment for the Stop Asian Hate movement. Nguyen has been recognized on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and Time magazine’s 100 Next lists, and was named one of InStyle’s 50 Badass Women of 2020 and Foreign Policy’s leading global thinkers of 2016.
This event was rescheduled from Jan 12 to Feb 16 and will now be live-streamed only, for FREE, with no in-person component.
Date: Wednesday, February 16th
Time: 7:30 p.m.