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Contextualizing Filipina/O Experiences Through The Life And Lens Of Virgil Duyungan, Benjamin Huff Dec 2019

Contextualizing Filipina/O Experiences Through The Life And Lens Of Virgil Duyungan, Benjamin Huff

History Undergraduate Theses

This paper serves a dual purpose: to examine the world of Filipina/o immigrants and Filipina/o Americans during the 1930s in the Puget Sound region, as well as look at the life and death of Filipina/o labor leader Virgil S. Duyungan. Incorporating these two different aspects into one paper reveals how Duyungan’s experiences contextualize and highlight key issues of the greater Filipina/o community in the region at the time, such as racial identity and tensions, labor rights, corruption and exploitation, and socio-economic conditions. By utilizing a body of primary and secondary sources, such as books, journal articles, government documents, images and …


A Review Of The Potential Impacts Of Fintech On The Financial Services Sector: Examples In The European Union, Sub-Saharan Africa, China, And The United States., Bruno Marquez Jun 2019

A Review Of The Potential Impacts Of Fintech On The Financial Services Sector: Examples In The European Union, Sub-Saharan Africa, China, And The United States., Bruno Marquez

Global Honors Theses

This paper examines the potential effects of Fintech on the global financial services sector. Due to Fintech’s bourgeoning nature, the paper focuses only on three elements: Alternative payment methods, blockchain and cryptocurrencies, and investment and banking services. To analyze the influence of Fintech companies on traditional financial services providers, the reasons behind Fintech’s quick development and expansion along with details on the current status of Fintech regulation, this thesis uses a literature review to refer to four geographic and political regions (i.e. the European Union, Sub-Saharan Africa, China, and the United States). The review shows that current regulation of Fintech …


Expanding Educational Potential Through Multisector Partnership, Maija Thiel May 2019

Expanding Educational Potential Through Multisector Partnership, Maija Thiel

Ed.D. Dissertations in Practice

This study examined efforts to establish and sustain collaborative educational partnerships across multiple sectors to support the resolution of complex community challenges related to skilled workforce gaps. Much attention has been placed on the politics, structures, and outcomes of such efforts, but there has been a lack of information on the relationships involved—especially within local contexts. This comparative case study of contrasting models of collaborative efforts within two communities focused on how each partnership was established and sustained, how they increased access to skilled careers, and how they were influenced by relational interdependence. This paper provides a narrative and thematic …