TIAA Webinar - April 2018: Casey Lartigue, Jr.

Date: April 19, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Hello Konglish: North Korean Refugees Adjusting to the World

Join us for an unforgettable discussion highlighting the challenges that North Koreans face in escaping from North Korea, and then the "second battle" of adjusting to the outside world. 


TIAA is proud to welcome Casey Lartigue Jr., as our April 2018 Monthly Webinar guest speaker. Mr. Lartigue is an advocate and activist for freedom who has gained recognition in both South Korea and the United States. Now based in South Korea, he is co-founder and International Director of the Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center along with South Korean researcher Lee Eunkoo. He is the 2017 winner of the “Special Contribution” Award presented by the Hansarang Rural Cultural Foundation and the 2018 winner of the Challenge Korea (Global) Award. In the USA, he became known as an advocate for educational choice for low-income children. Lartigue was a policy analyst with the Cato Institute’s Center for Educational Freedom in Washington, D.C. and the Research and Communications Manager with Fight For Children.



Lartigue received a bachelor’s degree from the Harvard University Extension School and a master’s degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. He is now a Goodwill Ambassador for the Harvard Graduate School of Education.  


For more about Casey's work, visit this website:


The webinar broadcast will start at 8:00 am AZ / 11:00 am ET / 3:00 pm GMT. 

and on 20 April @ 12:00 am (Midnight) Seoul


Join us! Register here.

TIAA members in Asia who miss the live broadcast can listen to the replay. Allow 24 hours for us to post it. Then, go to our Videos page and click on the April 2018 webinar listing.

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