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Data and Democracy in the Age of Disinformation

PRB Special Event at PAA 2022
Atlanta, GA

Feature Address and Panel Discussion: Data and Democracy in the Age of Disinformation

Jeffrey Jordan

President and CEO

Sonalde Desai CROP

Sonalde Desai

PAA President, University of Maryland

Angeline Siparo

Former Senior Country Director and Regional Advisor, East and Southern Africa

Crystal Edmonston CROP 2022

Crystal Edmonson

Atlanta Business Chronicle

PRB is hosting a feature address and panel discussion (in-person and virtual) at the Population Association of America’s annual meeting on Friday, April 8, 2022, from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. EDT.

PRB CEO Jeff Jordan will speak on the role the demographic community must play in supporting democracy, equity, and human rights around the world. His remarks set the stage for a discussion by a distinguished guest panel including:

  • Sonalde Desai, incoming PAA President and Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland.
  • Kyler Sherman-Wilkins, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Missouri State University.
  • Angeline Siparo, Board Chair of the National AIDS Control Council (Kenya).

Crystal Edmonson of the Atlanta Business Chronicle will moderate the panel.

A brief Q&A session will follow. Participants are invited to tweet their questions to us at @PRBData during the event. Use #PRBchat to make sure we see your question.

Registration for in-person attendance is closed. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.  Livestreaming begins at 1:00 p.m. on PAA’s YouTube channel.