Rose O’Brien is a senior Politics and International Affairs major from Winston Salem, NC. In addition to being a Carswell Scholar, she also received the Richter Scholarship to work at a refugee center in Italy, work which she continues in Winston Salem through the refugee resettlement office here. Ms. O’Brien is also the President and founder of SAFAR, the Student Association for the Advancement of Refugees. For this work, she was awarded the “MLK Building the Dream Award” in 2017.
Ms. O’Brien will discuss her experience working with refugees in both Italy and the US, and the life-multiplying and gratifying experience of creating friendships across religion, race, class, and nation.
Thursday, January 25 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Auditorium 404
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106