Anner to present at TEDxPSU Conference

TEDxPSU's annual conference will take place virtually this year on Saturday, March 6 at 1 p.m.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – On Saturday, March 6, TEDxPSU will present Time to Pause, the eleventh annual, student-organized TEDx Conference. You can attend the virtual event from 1–3:30 p.m. to hear eleven innovative and thought-provoking speakers share their "Ideas Worth Spreading."

View a recording of the presentation here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-rCaHNzVKs.

One of the speakers is LER Professor Mark Anner, who will present "Defending Workers’ Rights, From Trauma to Empowerment."  Before beginning his academic career, Dr. Anner worked with labor rights groups in El Salvador where he survived two life-threatening events. He will discuss his experiences and how they shaped his interest in global workers’ rights

Dr. Anner is the founding director of the Penn State Center for Global Workers' Rights and the founding director of the Penn State MPS program in Labor and Global Workers' Rights. He holds a Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University and a master's degree in Latin American Studies from Stanford University. He is the author of more than fifty academic publications on workers' rights in the global economy.

March 2, 2021, updated March 11, 2021