events & job postings

if you’re free on 3.16.2017 event to go to an event @the UN

@ the United Nations, New York, USA, The CSW (Commission on the Status of Women) – a division of the United Nations Economic and Social Council – studies specific issues that relate to the lives and conditions of women and girls. This council addresses the world’s economic, social and environmental challenges. The CSW’s specific mandate is to improve the global standards of living for women and girls. AWA (African Women’s Association) is hosting a panel at the UN to promote the global African perspectives of the goals outlined by The CSW. The panel is scheduled for 6pm on Thurs, March 16, 2017 at Vartan Hall, Armenian Cultural Center, 630 East 2nd avenue, NY, NY 10016. RSVP here (it’s free).

if you like data + london + are job hunting

Research Assistant in Data Ethic @ the Turing Institute. The Alan Turing Institute (the Turing) is the national centre for data science, established in 2015 with the mission to make great leaps in transformational data science research that will have positive real-world impacts. The Research Assistant (RA) will support research activities in data ethics developed at the Turing, not only to ensure the development of ethically-sound data science, but also to raise awareness of its importance and foster its appreciation within the Institute, its Joint-Venture University members, its Partners and the public. Details here.

if you’re into criminal justice reform + NYC

The Innocence Project is hiring for a paralegal. The Innocence Project is a not-for-profit organization that works to exonerate innocent prisoners through post-conviction DNA testing and develop and implement policy changes to prevent wrongful convictions and otherwise reform the criminal justice system… This is not a “traditional” paralegal position in the sense that we ask our paralegals to engage in tasks and make decisions that require enterprising, out-of-the-box thinking.  Details here.

if you are interested in global migration & east asia

EPRIE 2017 will take a closer look at global migration patterns as well as differences and similarities between migration policies in Europe and East Asia. Is the rollback of migration policies in Europe part of a global phenomenon? Is building walls a new trend in global migration policies? While focusing on East Asia, we will discuss new trends and factors, which play a significant role in current migration policies within the region. In addition, we will discuss the different meanings of integration and the belonging of migrants. Application deadline in late March. Details here.

 

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