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Scholars Speakers Series: Education in Humanities

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Broward County Library presents an exploration of the humanities and its benefits in informing educational systems with Dr. Charlene Desir. Dr. Desir explores the importance of ensuring quality education and equitable access to resources for all and inform educational practices, curriculum development, and equity in access to education to create more inclusive and effective educational systems. Dr. Charlene Desir is a professor at Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice. She received her doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Desir founded the Empowerment Network (TEN) Global, a non-profit that supports the personal, spiritual, and academic development of women and students in Haiti and the U.S.

Registration is suggested but not required to attend. Attendees who complete a survey will be entered into a giveaway. Must be present to win. Funding for this speaker series is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Broward Public Library Foundation. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

May 15 @ 6:30 pm -
May 15 @ 7:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Charlene Desir, Professor, Nova Southeastern University
Event Fee:
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Event Registration Link:
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Event Contact:

Sebastian Perez

Event Venue:

Broward County Main Library
100 S Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Venue Phone:
(954) 357-7444

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