Dr. Terza Lima-Neves ’00 — From Cape Verde to PC and beyond (Re-broadcast)

This episode was originally broadcast in March 2018. Dr. Terza Lima-Neves '00 will be receiving the MLK Vision Award this week at the annual Martin Luther King Convocation held on January 24th at 4pm. In this episode, Dr. Terza Lima-Neves ’00, who emigrated from Cape Verde as a teenager, describes the issues facing women from the West African nation. Now an associate professor of political science at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., Lima-Neves discusses the memento she treasures from her PC days and the professor who nurtured her love of the academic field.

Dr. Terza Lima-Neves '00 is an associate professor of political science and chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Johnson C. Smith University, a historically black college in Charlotte, N.C. She will receive Providence College's MLK Vision Award at the third annual MLK Convocation on Friday, Jan. 24, at 4 p.m. You can livestream the event here.

In this episode, originally aired in March 2018, Lima-Neves, who emigrated from Cape Verde as a teenager, describes the issues facing women from the West African nation as co-founder of the Poderoza Conference, the first international conference on Cabo-Verdean women in the United States. She discusses the memento she treasures from her PC days and the professor who nurtured her love of the academic field.
 
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