Judith Eyoa Onzia, an international student of Economics and Social Sciences Department (ESS), BRAC University pursuing Master of Science in Applied Economics, has won a highly competitive conference grant to participate in a conference organized by the Department of Economics and Business, Central European University. The Conference is a part of the project Rethinking Economic Policy to Address Inequality and Poverty, supported by the Open Society University Network (OSUN) and implemented in partnership between CEU PU (Austria) and the Levy Institute of Economics at Bard College (USA).
OSUN was announced and inaugurated in 2020 by George Soros, the founder of Open Society Foundation. The OSUN’s key mission is to establish collaborations between universities, institutes and think tanks around the world towards teaching, research and other forms of exchanges between faculty, students and university administrators. BRAC University is one of the founding members of the OSUN. Over the last two years, BRAC University has been actively involved with several initiatives of the OSUN to enhance teaching and learning and to encourage research and colloboration.