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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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View highlights from past conferences.