Voluntourism Panel at the Oxford Union

  • Event Start: 18th October 2016, 9:00pm
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** Please note that members & non-members are allowed to attend this event. ** The Open Period runs until 20th October. Sign up before then to receive a 10% discount on your life membership. ** JOIN NOW: https://www.oxford-union.org/joining/join For too long the benefits of voluntourism have been skewed in favour of ‘life changing experiences’ for wealthy individuals at the expense of vulnerable communities. The time is right to assess the overall ramifications of a global industry reportedly worth £130 million. Speakers: Matt Lacey: Creator of the YouTube video, 'Gap Yah'. Penny Lawrence: Deputy Chief Executive of Oxfam. Louis Cole: Travel blogger for YouTube, Instagram and Twitter. Dr Philip Goodwin: CEO of Voluntary Services Overseas. This event is organised in partnership with Oxford RAG. Ballot for Drinks: https://goo.gl/forms/fqob9zfuYc1rGXiQ2