In a new podcast from the International Finance Corporation, two long-time friends, one African-American and the other a U.S.-based Ugandan national, shared their experiences of institutional racism on two continents and reflected on how to handle racial bias in international development.
Recorded earlier this month, Winrock board member Jude Kearney joined Emmanuel Nyirinkindi, IFC’s Director of Transaction Advisory Services to discuss their personal experiences with racism at home and abroad.
Kearney, currently managing director and co-founder of Kearney Africa Legal Advisors LLC, and Nyirinkindi have worked in several African countries, including Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda.
During this wide-ranging discussion hosted by IFC Insights host Jasmin Bauomy, Kearney and Kyirinkindi explore how the protests in the U.S. are playing out in African nations and what the international development sector can do about its own racial bias.
To hear the podcast or read the transcript, click on this link.