GFDD/Funglode to Host Panel Discussion and Fellows Publication Launch on the Economic Influence of China in the Dominican Republic

November 17, 2015

To commemorate the launch of its Research & Ideas publication series titled Dominican Republic and P.R. China: Exchange, Trade and Investment, GFDD & Funglode will host a presentation of the study in Santo Domingo by GFDD Fellow and author of the publication, Ms. Yuan Li. In addition to commenting on the findings contained in her work, Ms. Li will participate in a panel discussion together with other international policy experts on the
economic influence of China in the Dominican Republic.

About Yuan Li
Ms. Yuan Li is a young professional in the field of International Development. Her work focuses on the areas of development finance, governance, and South-South cooperation, with regional
orientation towards Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Africa. She has conducted research projects in various countries in Africa and LAC, analyzing the economic and political engagement of China in these regions. She currently works at the Inter-American Development Bank on institutional capacity strengthening and promoting good governance in LAC. She holds a Master’s degree in International Development and International Economics from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced
International Studies. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Renmin University of China. She is fluent in Chinese, English, and Spanish.

About the Fellows Program
The Fellows Program, an extension of the internship and academic exchange program InteRDom, was developed in 2009 to respond to the desire of GFDD and Funglode to develop a community of scholars that contributes to the
Foundations’ growing body of research on matters of international concern that directly impact the Dominican Republic. The Program complements the overall mission of GFDD and Funglode to promote academic exchange, generate scholarship, and influence the creation of public policy related to economic and social development both at the national and international levels. Through the Fellows Program, GFDD and Funglode seek to generate scholarship on issues at the forefront of the
United Nations’ agenda in order to give voice to national and regional concerns and offer viable solutions to domestic and international challenges.

When: Friday December 11, 2015, from 7:00PM am to 9:00pm
Where: Funglode Auditorium, Calle Capitán Eugenio de Marchena, #26, La Esperilla. Santo Domingo,
República Dominicana New York

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