Join VIUFA’s Human Rights and International Solidarity Committee, Reaching Out Assisting Refugees, VIU World University Service of Canada, and the VIU Positive Space Alliance for a presentation by Dr. Stefanie Falz on her experiences in South Sudan and a short presentation on the current situation of LGBT refugees and what can be done about it.
Open to all, free (but donations to ROAR gratefully accepted).
Friday, September 22nd, 7-9pm
VIU Nanaimo Campus, Building 305 (Library), Room 507
Stefanie Falz is an Emergency Physician currently working at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. She was born in Germany and immigrated to Canada with her parents while she was in high school. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Alberta in 2002 and worked for several years in rural and remote places, including stints on Baffin Island. In 2015 she spent six months working for Doctors without Borders in a camp for internally displaced persons in South Sudan. She is interested in global justice and working with underprivileged populations.