Events / Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter’s Fall Meeting

Women in Global Health – Midwest Chapter’s Fall Meeting

October 7, 2021
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Women in Global Health (WGH) is an organization built on a global movement that brings together all genders and backgrounds to achieve gender equality in global health leadership. WGH creates a platform for discussions and collaborative space for leadership, facilitates specific education and training, garners support and commitment from the global community, and demands for Gender Transformative Leadership.

Affiliates of Midwestern academic institutions interested in advancing gender equity and the role of women in global health are encouraged to attend.

This event will take place virtually. Please register for your unique link to attend.
Please note, this event will start at 11am CST and 12pm ET.

Meeting agenda

  • Introduction and meet & greet
  • Introduction to Women in Global Health and the chapter
  • Panel discussion
    • Jepchirchir (Chiri) Kiplagat, PhD
      Assistant Program Manager, AMPATH Kenya and Fogarty Global Health Fellow
    • Kara Wools-Kaloustian, MD
      Director of Research, IU Center for Global Health, Co-director of Research, AMPATH Kenya, and Co-PI of the International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) East Africa Consortium
    • Laura Ruhl, MD, MPH
      Assistant Professor of Clinical medicine and Stephanie and Craig Brater Investigator in Global Health
  • Breakout sessions
  • Closing