An Evening with LSE Director  Minouche Shafik

Tuesday, April 16, 2019


Alumni are cordially invited to join us for 2 great events in Chicago on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.  


Minouche Shafik, Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science, will be the special guest at a reception for alumni in Chicago. During the event, the  Director will update alumni on the state of the School and priorities for LSE 2030. Prior to this, James Walters, founding director of the LSE Interfaith Centre will discuss his latest book, Loving Your Neighbor in an Age of Religious Conflict, with Tahera Amhad of Northwestern University.


Alumni are invited to attend either or both of these events. 

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Registration is free, but space is limited!
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About Minouche Shafik

Dame Minouche Shafik is a leading economist, whose career has straddled public policy and academia. She was appointed Director of the London School of Economics and Political Science as of 1 September 2017.


Minouche trained as an economist, studying at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the LSE and the University of Oxford and, by the age of 36, had become the youngest ever Vice President of the World Bank. She later served as the Permanent Secretary of the Department for International Development from 2008 to 2011, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund and as Deputy Governor of the Bank of England from 2014-2017, where she was responsible for a balance sheet of over £500 billion.


She is interested in the future of work and skills; changing attitudes to the social contract; global governance reform; and international economic policy and development.


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