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Fri, 03 Dec


Zoom Event

The Art of Short Form Writing: A DEI Approach to Op-Ed Writing

This series of training workshops aims to help equip interested STEAR members with necessary knowledge, skills, and training to become a better op-ed writer. The workshop is open to people who have experience with op-ed writing and also to those aspiring op-ed writers/beginners.

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The Art of Short Form Writing: A DEI Approach to Op-Ed Writing
The Art of Short Form Writing: A DEI Approach to Op-Ed Writing

Time & Location

03 Dec 2021, 12:00 – 13:00 GMT

Zoom Event

About the Event

This is a series of two workshops, given by More Perspectives, on becoming a better op-ed writer. The first workshop will introduce the participants to the basics of op-ed writing, as well as help them develop their own perspective and ideas. The second workshop goes more into the specifics of op-ed writing.


Carla Cabrerea Cuadrado (Co-founder More Perspectives)

Carla Cabrera is an intercultural communication specialist with experience in non-profit organizations, private corporations, and public administration in three different continents. She is a Board Member of SIETAR Europa (Society of Intercultural Education, Training and Research). Other professional experiences in communications and international relations include her internship at the U.S. House of Representatives, her research assistantship at American University, her cross-cultural training at VIA in Thailand, and several volunteer positions in non-profit organizations, such as the AU SIS Graduate Student Council or the Public Diplomacy Council.

Carla Cabrera Cuadrado is a Spanish Fulbright scholar pursuing a PhD in Communication and Interculturality, with a focus on Public Diplomacy. She recently graduated from American University School of International Service, where she completed her M.A. in Intercultural and International Communication with a concentration on Cultural and Public Diplomacy. She had previously studied a B.A. in Betriebswirtschaft und Internationales Management at Hochschule Bremen in Germany and a B.A. in International Business at Universitat de València in Spain.

Alexander Langlois (Co-founder More Perspectives)

Alexander Langlois has years of experience working for NGOs on policy analysis, research, and program management related to governance, conflict, and stabilization. Today, he works as a researcher in the U.S.-Sudan Initiative to promote peace in Sudan by advocating for improved U.S.-Sudan diplomatic and economic relations in support of Sudan’s democratic transition. He has published at the Diplomatic Courier, National Interest, The Gulf International Forum, Common Dreams, and Daily Sabah on the intersection of global governance and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa. This work stems from a broader interest in the MENA, Sahel, and Sub-Saharan Africa regions, alongside deep research interests on global governance, peacebuilding, and conflict topics.

Alexander holds an M.A. in International Affairs from American University’s School of International Service (SIS) and its Global Governance, Politics, and Security (GGPS) program as well as a B.A. in Political Science from Western Michigan University. He is originally from Michigan and currently lives in Arlington, Virginia.

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