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Saturday, March 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Food and Health: Casualties of Conflict

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When conflict breaks out, access to food and health care are among the first casualties.  When do international relief agencies decide to step in, and how do they make a difference?  How do they define "success" and "failure" under these circumstances?  The American Refugee Committee, working from Pakistan to Somalia to Haiti, has wrestled with these questions.


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avatar for Katie Anfinson

Katie Anfinson

Reproductive Health Program Officer, American Refugee Committee
Katie Anfinson is the Reproductive Health Program Officer at the American Refugee Committee, an international humanitarian aid agency which partners with refugees around the world to help them regain control of their lives.  Katie has more than eight years of experience working as an international development and public health professional.  As ARC's Reproductive Health Program Officer, she works with ARC’s field teams to... Read More →
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Lauren Bienkowski

Gender-based Violence Technical Officer, American Refugee Committee
Lauren Bienkowski is currently the Gender-based Violence Technical Officer for the American Refugee Committee based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Lauren graduated from Tulane University with a Master of Social Work and a Master of International Public Health and has since been working in the fields of social work and humanitarian aid.  Since 2006, Lauren has managed protection programs with the American Refugee Committee, International... Read More →
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Chris Smoot

Director of International Programs, American Refugee Committee
Chris Smoot, Director of International Programs for the American Refugee Committee (ARC), provides leadership and management to ARC’s programs throughout Africa and Asia. Mr. Smoot has over 15 years of experience working in the field of international development in countries such as South Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, Bangladesh and Mauritania. He has managed programs in food security, health, water and sanitation, micro-credit, education, food... Read More →


Saturday March 9, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Oren Gateway: Room 113, Augsburg

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