Cat Has Joined The ASAP Board

26 Nov

asap orangeCat has recently been appointed to the Academics Stand Against Poverty Board of Directors. Alongside a dedicated panel, she seeks to continue the work of ASAP in tackling poverty through academic research and outreach.

ASAP is an international professional association focused on helping poverty researchers and teachers enhance their positive impact on severe poverty. It does so by promoting collaboration among poverty-focused academics, effective outreach to policy makers and broader public audiences, and by helping academics turn their expertise into impact through specific intervention projects. Read more about ASAP here.

As the current Co-Chair of ASAP UK, Cat has extensive experience with ASAP, and has been a major contributor to the organisation’s growing global network. Recently, ASAP UK hosted a very successful conference on Illicit Financial Flows and the impact this has had on poverty around the world. They were able to present their research and a proposal for institutional reforms that could become part of the post-MDG agenda. Read more about the conference here.

Read more about Cat’s appointment here.

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