Students learn about economic development challenges

photo 4Tamira Gunzburg is currently Brussels Director at The ONE Campaign, an international advocacy & campaigning organisation fighting extreme poverty.

Tamira came to St. John’s last Friday to speak with 12th grade students in IB Economics about economic development challenges such as debt, overseas development assistance that confront less economically developed countries.  She also spoke about the “good news” coming out of developing countries and how young people can get involved to effect change.

By Victoire D’Agostino, HS Social Studies Department Coordinator and IB and AP Economics teacher