All events will be held in Brown Lounge, Brown Hall, Room 218, at 4:30 PM, unless noted otherwise
- (Postponed) March 17, 2020: “Women’s Reproductive Health and Economic Empowerment: Lessons from Low Resource Settings” featuring Lewis Wall, Jessica Levy and Mary Ruppert-Stroescu
- (Postponed) May 12, 2020: “Environmental Risk Factors and Conservation Efforts: Implications for Public Health in Sub-Saharan Africa” featuring Brad Racette and Fiona Marshall
Past Events – Fall 2019
The September 2019 panel featured Lora Ionnotti, PhD, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Public Health, Brown School; Mark Manary, MD, Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, and Carolyn Lesorogol, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Global Strategy and Programs, Brown School, and focused on “Innovative Approaches to Address Nutritional Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa.”
For the October panel, discussion between Elvin Geng, MD, MPH; Director, Center for Dissemination and Implementation; Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, and Kim Thuy Seelinger, JD, Director of the Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration; Research Associate Professor, Brown School; Visiting Professor, School of Law, highlighted “Emerging Research Priorities and Identifying Funding Opportunities for Africa-Focused Engagements.”
Conversation at the December panel focused on “Human Rights, Gender and Health Implications in Africa,” and was led by Leila Sadat, JD, James Carr Professor of International Criminal Law; Director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute, and Carolyn Sargent, Professor of Sociocultural Anthropology and of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
- February 12, 2020: “Advancing Research and Academic Capacities in Africa” featuring David Clifford, Evelyn Amoah and Antoinette Bediako-Bowen.
- March 2, 2020 at Noon (Goldfarb 132): “Historical Slave Trade and the Modern Business Environment” with Lamar Pierce.