Robertson Hall, Scudder Plaza fountain

MPP Forum: China at the Onset of COVID-19 with Jesse Finkel (GCD)

MPP Forum Flyer
Date & Time Mar 01 2024 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Location Robertson Hall
Bowl 001
Topics Politics
Jesse Finkel '24
Audience Restricted to SPIA graduate students, faculty and fellows

What happens to U.S. citizens stranded abroad during a global pandemic?  How does a U.S. Embassy mobilize to support the procurement of medical supplies for American hospitals and citizens?  From organizing evacuation flights to helping procure and ship personal protective equipment, Foreign Service Officer shares his experience working at U.S. Embassy Beijing at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MPP Forum is a weekly event normally scheduled with lunch* on Fridays during the academic year. It allows each MPP student to showcase their career journey and expertise on policy issue of their choice with the SPIA community. This formal presentation is about 50 minutes followed by Q&A.

*RSVP required. Lunch will be served at noon. We will try our best but cannot guarantee accommodation for all dietary restrictions.

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