Not a Statistic: Indigenous Women Global Challenges

Event information
Venue:Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC) - College of Business (CBC) 254

Panelists will lead a discussion on the many challenges facing Indigenous women globally with topics such as disparate rates of missing and murdered Indigenous women compared to other ethnicities, social status, political influences, positions in academia, roles in society, and roles in the economy. The discussion will also be providing perspectives from Indigenous women who know their culture and can share what their culture says about the importance and the role of the woman in their environment from a cultural perspective. Organized by the Global Indigenous Group and co-sponsored by the Global Indigenous Forum.


  • Betty Osceola, Miccosukee Tribal Member.
  • Dr. Maria-Luisa Veisaga, Quechua from Bolivia. FIU Senior Lab Specialist Researcher, Biological Sciences.
  • Dr. Bina Sengar, FIU Fulbright Faculty Fellow from India, Dept. of Global and Sociocultural Studies.
  • Moderator: Dr. Michaela Moura-Kocoglu, FIU Instructor in Women and Gender Studies.