Social Justice in Events Virtual Series - Session 1, Jan 26, 2022

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 11 a.m. to noon

Join us for the Social Justice in Events Virtual Series!

Session 1 is Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 11:00am-12:00pm EST.


  • Dr. Alan Fyall, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management 
  • Jessica Wickey-Byrd, Instructor, Program Director of Professional Internships, UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management 
  • Tomas Lares, Founder/President United Abolitionists, Inc.
  • Alan Wilkett, Corporal, Pasco County, Fl Sheriff (Retired), Chairman/Co-Founder The Human Trafficking Foundation

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The human trafficking industry is estimated to generate $150 billion annually, spanning across the world, energized by the power of globalization and the targeting of vulnerable populations. This expert panel will discuss current trends in trafficking around mega events.

Future sessions are February 3rd, March 23rd, and April 20th and will cover social issues in the events industry in conversations with experts and advocates. Register in advance:

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