Foreign Aid: Friend or Foe? – New!

Foreign Aid: Friend or Foe? – New!
6 sessions • 9 hours

Foreign assistance, a complex multi-billion dollar global industry, is one in which the U.S. plays the largest role. It is an industry but what, exactly, are the returns? Examine the different types of assistance the U.S. provides around the globe better understand our position in the global picture. Participants are encouraged to read “Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way to Help Africa,” by Dambisa Moyo, prior to the start of these sessions. Additional readings will be recommended on the first day of class.

Instructor: Paulette Lee
Paulette Lee is a retired communications consultant and trainer, an award winning community theater actress and director, and a former award winning broadcast journalist. She based Creatrics© on her own theatrical experience (including having trained with the pre-eminent Los Angeles improvisational comedy troupe, The Groundlings) and has adapted it
to serve various participant groups, including as a life skills training for incarcerated women, a peace building training for Iraqi women community leaders, and a community workshop for English speakers in central France.

Foreign Aid: Friend or Foe? – New!
ILR956 • 5-Digit Number: 19376
Thursdays • 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. • 2/20 – 3/26
Braddock Hall • Room B222
Tuition: $20 | Fee: $74 | Total: $94
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only