It's time to rethink how we fix racism in banking Caroline Shenaz Hossein Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published November 19, 2020, updated 'Having Islamic-compliant loan products, making outreach in Somali, Arabic and Haitian Creole,' Caroline Shenaz Hossein writes, 'and embracing greater awareness of niche business ideas among these communities would be important.' Caroline […]
A distinguished group of review panelists from the Comparative International Education Society (CIES) has recently recognized Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein as one of four 2020 CIES – African Diaspora Special Interest Group Emerging Scholars. Across its expansive network, CIES contributes to interdisciplinary understanding of education and scholarship […]
Prof. Caroline Shenaz Hossein to lead federal government training on the social economy for racialized Canadians
For the first time, federal policymakers in the Ministry of Employment and Social Services will take part in a training session led by York University Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein to learn how to use Black political epistemologies so that funding can better reach Black and racialized women in Canada. Hossein, a professor of business and […]
Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein will deliver a keynote in Sweden, "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations" on January 21, 2020
View the program PDF for "Informal Financial Markets: Now and Then. From pre-banking to Bitcoins, 21-01-2020 - 23-01-2020 at Umeå University." Dr. Hossein's keynote: "The Black Banker Ladies: Vanguards of the social and solidarity economy, mutual aid & rotating savings and credit associations."
Congratulations! BUSO professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein wins inaugural Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize
Congratulations to SOSC BUSO Associate Professor Caroline Shenaz Hossein. She is an executive member on the board of the Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on Africa and its Diaspora and the Centre for Feminist Research at York University. Read the notice on the International Association for Feminist Economics website. Read the Yfile article "Professor Caroline Shenaz […]
Congratulations! BUSO professor Darryl Reed receives YorkU President’s Sustainability Leadership Award
Congratulations to SOSC Associate Professor Darryl Reed - a leading Canadian authority on co-operatives, fair trade and sustainability - who also heads up two campus cooperatives. He is the program coordinator of the Department of Social Science's Business & Society program. Read more in YFile.
BUSO & IDS Prof. Nga Dao part of $30M international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Bangladesh
Hearty congratulations to SOSC Assistant Professor Nga Dao who is part of a major international study of river deltas in Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Ganges-Brahmaputra in Bangladesh. She is the sole Canadian researcher in this important study and is affiliated with the Department of Social Science's International Development Studies and Business & Society programs. Read more […]
BUSO student Semhar Berhe will take part in the Killam Fellowship Program, which allows undergraduate students from Canada and the United States to participate in a program of binational residential exchange. This program, administered by Fulbright Canada, is supported by an endowment from the American Killam Trusts, Global Affairs Canada, and the Foundation for Educational […]
Last fall, Durham based organization Black Physicians Of Tomorrow applied for a grant under the Youth Opportunities Fund (YOF), in the grassroots innovation stream; and was recently awarded funding by the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Black Physicians of Tomorrow is an organization with the mission to grow the number of Black students who are applying to […]