October 12, 2010
University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Center
for Global Development will be hosting a symposium on
human trafficking on October 28 in the D’Angelo Center on the
Queens campus. The event, organized by St. John’s graduate
students, features a survivor who will share her personal
experience as part of the effort to create awareness of the crime
of human trafficking and the impact it has throughout the world.
Several speakers with extensive experience in the field of
global development and social justice will present information on
far-reaching topics related to human trafficking. Guest speakers
will also attest to its broad and influential reach within
communities near and far.
The dais of professionals featured at the symposium include:
Melissa Snow, Shared Hope International; Kristen Nelson, Jewish
Family Services; Dr. Kevin Rioux, St. John’s Professor of Library
Information and Sciences; Dr. Luca Rosi, l’Istituto Superiore di
Sanita in Rome, Italy; and Parvez Mohsin, Director of St. John’s
Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery.
What: “At Risk: A Symposium on Human Trafficking &
When: October 28, 2010
12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Where: D’Angelo Center (4th floor)
St. John's University 8000 Utopia Parkway Queens, NY
For more information and directions to the event, please call
Parvez Mohsin at (718) 990-7476. For media inquiries, please
contact Elizabeth Reilly Associate Director of Media Relations at
St. John’s University, by calling (718) 990-5789, or by e-mail to