Brazil’s population is the largest of African descent outside of the continent, a key fact to understanding Global Africa, a subject looking at the experiences of African population globally as part of a larger sweep of world history.  Given Brazil’s current economic, political and cultural status, it plays a main role in global affairs and we want to highlight its African heritage.

Dates

  • 08/01/2017 to 08/10/2017

Inclusions

  • International air
  • Ground transportation
  • Intra-city flight(s)
  • 8 nights hotel
  • 8 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
  • 2 dinners
  • Guide
  • Admission fees
  • Country guidebook and pre-travel docs
  • Embedded medical insurance
  • 24/7 emergency support

Visa Information

A valid passport and visa is required for United States citizens to enter Brazil.  WorldStrides will assist with passport and Visa services.  Within 24 hours of program registration, WorldStrides will provide a Visa toolkit with pertinent information regarding Visa and passport validity needs.

Meet the Faculty

Dolores Finger-Wright

Associate Professor
Dr. Wright received her BA from Bennett College for Women, Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Rutgers University, and Doctorate in Social Work (DSW) from Howard University with a concentration in mental health and public policy. She came to academe after many years as a social work practitioner and administrator with national and international responsibilities. Dr. Wright has worked in both the public and private sectors and served as a member of the Minority Advisory Committee (MAC) to former Secretary Califano of the U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare; a grant reviewer for federal agencies addressing alcohol, tobacco and other drug issues and concerns; a congressional fellow in the offices of former New York Congresswoman and Vice Presidential Candidate, Geraldine Ferraro; and on Nancy Reagan’s Speakers’ Bureau as a board member of the National Federation for Drug Free Youth. Dr. Wright currently teaches in the undergraduate programs at Delaware State. She has served as the director of the baccalaureate program; director of admissions, director of field practice, and the coordinator of the Mental Health Concentration on the graduate level.

For Parents

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