This is an event for all Augsburg University faculty, staff, and students, with CGEE’s Global Faculty member from Namibia, Pinias Kashedi.
The Augsburg community is invited to join CGEE in welcoming Pinias Kashedi, Global Faculty from Namibia, on campus! He will be hosting a talk about the marginalization of youth in Southern Africa, titled, “Education Capture and Youth Marginalization in Namibia.” A brief description is below:
- When: Wednesday, September 20th
- Time: 3:40 p.m.
- Where: OGC 100
ALL are welcome to attend! Please RSVP here.
Pinias Kashedi is the Study Abroad Program Coordinator and Global Faculty in Namibia. Pinias is the instructor for the course “Political and Social Change in Southern Africa.” He holds a Master’s of Philosophy in Education and Training for Lifelong Learning from Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He further holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Bachelors of Education from the University of Namibia.
Pinias worked for the Namibian Government as a Voter Education as well as leading Adult and Continuing Education programs at district level. Prior to joining the Augsburg CGEE team in Namibia in the fall of 2021, he worked for the US Embassy as the Cultural Affairs assistant and EducationUSA adviser managing and coordinating youth and professional exchange programs and educational advising for international students planning to study in the US. He worked to increase the number of Namibians studying in the US by 80% in the last 5 years of his tenure. He also continues to teach Development Studies and Adult Learning at the Namibia College of Open Learning (NAMCOL) on a part-time basis.