Tuesday, November 11, 2014
McKinney Conference Room
Natasha Borges Sugiyama, associate professor of political science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Since 2003, Brazil has embarked upon a new strategy for poverty relief under the Bolsa Família (Family Grant) program. What have we learned in ten years? Professor Sugiyama will assess the program and address human capital development, modernization of the bureaucracy, gender empowerment, and citizenship development of the poor.
Co-sponsored by the Brazil Initiative and the Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies.