Lessons from the Gig Economy | WACT Speaker Series

  • Wednesday, March 22, 2023
  • 7:00 PM
  • Bellarmine Preparatory School, 2300 S Washington St, Tacoma, WA 98405

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LESSONS FROM THE GLOBAL GIG ECONOMY

DR. DIVYA McMILLIN, Professor of Global Media Studies and Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Global Engagement, University of Washington - Tacoma

What business and social innovations thrived under the pandemic? What product and service designs surged ahead under the formidable constraints of lockdowns and isolation? Dr. Divya McMillin will share case studies and field notes from her summer 2022 research on the gig economy in Bangalore India.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:


Divya McMillin (PhD 1998, Indiana University Bloomington) is author of International Media Studies (Wiley 2007), Mediated Identities: Youth, Agency, and Globalization (Peter Lang, 2009), and the anthology Place, Power, Media (Peter Lang, 2018).


Event will be held at: 

Bellarmine Preparatory School

2300 S Washington St, Tacoma, WA 98405

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