Challenges to Social Inclusion in the Americas

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Betilde Muñoz-Pogossian is Director of the Department of Social Inclusion at the Organization of American States (OAS). During her visit to Notre Dame, she will offer a public lecture on how the OAS is addressing challenges to social inclusion in Latin America, including the ongoing Venezuelan migration crisis. Muñoz-Pogossian will also engage MGA students at the Keough School. Her work in the OAS has focused on questions of democracy (as former Acting Director of the Secretariat for Political Affairs) and human development (as former Interim Director of the Department of Human Development and Education, and current Director of the Department for Social Inclusion). She has written extensively about social rights, women in politics, electoral reform, and electoral monitoring.