The 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference will convene speakers and participants from diverse sectors in global health. The two-day event includes plenary sessions, panel discussions, interactive leadership and skill-building workshops, and opportunities for networking and mentoring.
This year's conference will include a robust agenda filled with relevant and thought-provoking conversations that inspire dialogue around the leadership challenges facing females working in global health.
Sessions will include the following topics and more:
What we have learned from African history: Women’s leadership and the health sector
Where do we stand with women’s health and gender equity 25 years after Beijing?
The role of stakeholders in collective bargaining for health
Solidarity across the health sector: Fighting gender discrimination in academia, research, and clinical service delivery
Global Health at a community level
Gender discrimination and the gaps in academic societies and professional associations
Understanding women’s health: cervical cancer, breast cancer, depression and more
Gender equity in clinical service delivery
How women can boost research
Fairness in research on minorities and women’s health
Gender-based violence in conflict and displaced populations
WLGHI and the future of the WLGH conference
Discussion: Sharing personal experience of gender inequity
The role of art and artists in global health and women’s leadership
Leadership Labyrinth: Honest discussions around the career growth of women across global health sectors
Family and career integration
Environmental changes and the risks to women’s health
Improving networking for women in global health
A discussion among community health workers
Using social media to promote women’s leadership
and many more!
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