Global Impact of Covid-19 on Higher Education

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Virtual Event

Please join MISTI for a conversation around higher education’s response to the pandemic, and what the next 12-24 months hold for the sector globally. This panel includes leaders in higher education from various regions of the world.


  • Kirsty Williams, Welsh Minister for Education
  • Ravi Kumar S, President at Infosys Ltd.
  • Soledad Arellano, Vice President of Academics at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile
  • Zeblon Vilakazi, Vice Chancellor Designate and Vice Principal, Wits University, South Africa

Moderated by:

  • Christine Ortiz, MIT Professor and Former Dean, Founder of Station1
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Conferences/Seminars/Lectures, Community Event

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Academic, General

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Public, MIT Community, Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff


higher education, international, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Global Education, Asia, Academia, international studies, MISTI, covid-19


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