Consortium for International Management, Policy & Development


September 23rd, 2020

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on

Africans and  African Americans

The Consortium on International Management Policy and Development (CIMPAD)
in cooperation with Fayetteville State University presents:

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Africans and African Americans

People of color are disproportionately impacted by the COVI0-19 pandemic around the world. This further exacerbates strained health  care systems, quality of education, employment, poverty, family and  community structures and other factors that disrupt the quality of life.

Please join Dr. Peggy Valentine, President of ClMPAD and Interim  Chancellor of Fayetteville State University who will moderate a discussion on COVID-19 impact and post·COVID planning that must  begin now. She will be joined by Professor Address Malata, Vice Chancellor of Malawi University of Science and Technology and Professor Baakile Motshegwa, Associate Professsor in the School of Businesss & Management, Botswana Open University who will share the impact of the virus on their countries and steps being taken to address higher education. In addition. General (Ret.) Rodney Anderson will address workforce development strategies to improve economic and community development for careers post Covid-19.


September 23rd, 2020

9:00 am - 10:30 am EST



Prof. Address Mauakowa Malata
Vice Chancellor, Malawi University of Science & Technology (MUST)
Adjunct Professor, Michigan State University


Prof. Rodney Anderson
Major General
United States Army, Retired
Fayetteville State University


Prof. Baakile Motshegwa
Associate Professor
School of Business & Management
Botswana Open University


Dr. Peggy Valentine
President, CIMPAD
Interim Chancellor
Fayetteville State University