Gairdner is excited to be a partner with the 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference taking place on November 9-10, 2019 in Kigali, Rwanda. Join us there!
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.
The 2019 Women Leaders in Global Health Conference is going to host the following 25+ panel sessions:
Topics on Global Trends and Developments
What we have learned from African history: Women’s leadership and the health sector.
Cultural Barriers to Women’s Health across Africa.
Where do we stand with women’s health and gender equity 25 years after Beijing?
Gender discrimination and gaps in academic societies and professional associations.
Gender based violence and workplace harassment.
Leadership Labyrinth: An honest discussion about career growth of women across global health sectors.
Environmental changes and risks to women’s health.
Women’s Health: spotlight on cancer.
Fairness in research on minorities and women’s health.
Women affected by conflict and crisis.
Gender inequities in access to health education.
Innovations In health.
Family and career integration.
Gender equity in clinical service delivery.
Gender Equity and Women’s leadership in Global Surgery.
Role of Stakeholders:
Discussion on solidarity across health professions to fight gender discrimination in academic, research and clinical service delivery.
How women can boost research.
Role of stakeholders in collective bargaining for health.
The role of art and artists in global health and women’s leadership.
Using social media to promote women’s leadership.
WLGH 2020 and Beyond:
Early thinking around WLGH; and the future of WLGH conference.
Skills on successful research grant applications for young female researchers.
Mentorship breakfast for early career global health professionals.