IEW Keynote: ‘Without a Fight’ Film Screening and Discussion with Co-Founder of Carolina for Kibera

As part of International Education Week, the Office of International Programs is featuring the documentary film, Without aFight. The film explores how soccer can create social change in a society, featuring the work of the non-profit organization,Carolina for Kibera, that is headquartered in Kibera, a slum community in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Similar to the nonprofit organization, Shining Hope for Communities, showcased in our Common Reading, Find Me Unafraid, CFK works with and for the people of Kibera, emphasizing community empowerment for the youth and adults. CFK co-founder Rye Barcott will speak about the organization, Carolina for Kibera, highlighting the work that is done through various efforts supported by the organization, including but not limited to: sports leadership, medical resources, girls leadership, and community engagement. 

Barcott is co-founder and managing partner of Double Time Capital. Previously Barcott worked with the National Democratic Institute in Fallujah, Iraq and served as a TED Fellow and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. He was selected as the ABC World News Person of the Year. Barcott is a proud veteran and prominent speaker, including keynote at the Clinton Global Initiative, among many others!

***Sponsored by The Office of International Programs with support from the Chancellor’s Diversity Fund***

RSVPs requested to international@uncc.edu

Event Date: 
November 16, 2016 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 
Belk Gym 201 (Kinesiology Lecture Hall)
Co-sponsors: 
Chancellor's Diversity Fund
Contact: 
Office of International Programs
Contact Email: 
international@uncc.edu