Associate International Vice President of BYU and
Director of the David M. Kennedy Center
“The Overlooked Plight of Women and Children: The Global Refugee Crisis”
Renata Forste was recently appointed director of the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies and as an associate international vice president of BYU. Forste has served as Department of Sociology chair, associate dean in the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences, and director of Latin American Studies. Her research focuses on the well-being of women and children in Latin America, Africa, and the U.S. She taught for three years at Western Washington University before joining the faculty at BYU in 1995. Forste received both a BS and an MS in sociology from BYU and a PhD in sociology from the University of Chicago, with emphases in demography and statistics.
Explore global issues, connect with alumni and friends, and find out how you can support BYU students abroad. Business casual, $10 per attendee, and lunch will be served. Space is limited. RSVP by Friday, 15 September to the Kennedy Center at (801) 422-3377 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions? Contact Karin Berg, (312) 902-5523 or email@example.com, or Joe Seeger, BYU Alumni Association Chicago Chapter, at (630) 605-5553 or firstname.lastname@example.org.