LSE Alumni Canada: Welcome Reception for New Director in Toronto

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We look forward to welcoming LSE’s new director Minouche Shafik to Canada with a reception for alumni on October 23rd in Toronto. 

Event information

Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time:  5:30pm – 7:30pm Cocktail Reception
Venue:  Downtown Toronto (venue will be disclosed after registration)
Tickets: £15 GBP (approximately $25 CAD); Space is limited; Registration required

About the Director

Dr. Minouche Shafik was appointed Director of the London School of Economics as of September 1, 2017.

An economist by training, Minouche has spent most of her career straddling the worlds of public policy and academia.  After completing her BSc in economics and politics at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, she took a MSc in economics at LSE before completing a DPhil in economics at St Antony’s College at the University of Oxford.

Minouche’s early research focused on the determinants of investment, the environment and economic growth, the economies of the Middle East and North Africa, trade and migration.  She taught at both Georgetown University and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Read more about the Director here.

How to book

To book your place, please click here.  You will need to be registered for the alumni website to book for this event. If you haven’t got an account yet, you will need your Alumni ID to create an account. You can find your alumni ID at the top of any email from the Alumni Relations team.

Bookings will close on October 19.

For cancellations made in writing before October 18, a full refund will be given.


If you have any questions about this event, please contact us at or Phone (LSE Foundation New York office): 1-646-442-2895.


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