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November 3, 2017 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON STUDENT BLOG | BY ShAdae paul

Student Blog: Women Leaders in Global Health - Beyond Gender Equity

Where are women leaders in global health? Historically, leadership in global health has been a space dominated and perpetuated by male researchers, academics, doctors, and philanthropists. This blog post from attendee Shadae Paul, MPH, MPA Candidate and Strategic Analysis, Research & Training (START) Center Research Assistant at the University of Washington, summarizes key takeaways.


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November 1, 2017 | GIRLTALKHQ BLOG

New UNFPA Study Outlines Inequalities In Sexual Health & Reproductive Rights Globally

When it comes to reproductive and sexual healthcare policies having women represented among lawmakers as well as within major health institutions is going to make a world of difference. The recent inaugural Women Leaders in Global Health conference held at Stanford University discussed ways to ensure we see more women in leadership positions.


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October 18, 2017 | Medscape | by troy Brown, RN

'Robust Dialogue' Needed About Equity of Women in Healthcare

"How can we succeed when half of the talent sits on the bench, and how can we have a robust dialogue?" Dr Barry asked. The fast-paced conference was held at Stanford University School of Medicine, on October 12. Aims of the meeting were to recognize women leaders in global health, help women develop leadership skills, and empower younger women to become leaders.


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October 18, 2017 | inside Stanford Medicine | by ruthann richter

Conference advocates for more female leadership in global health

More than 400 people from around the world gathered at Stanford to discuss the dearth of women in global-health leadership positions and to begin a movement to fill the gap.

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October 18, 2017 | Scope Blog (Stanford Medicine) | by ruthann richter

Persistence and passion can make women game-changers in global health

In many ways, the career of Patricia Garcia, MD, PhD, Peru’s former minister of health, embodies what it takes for women to advance and bring about change in the global health world: persistence, passion, and a willingness to speak up and to be open to unexpected opportunities.

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October 17, 2017 | Kaiser Family Foundation

Conference Highlights Importance of Women Leaders in Global Health

The conference was “designed to highlight the accomplishments of women in the field and empower the next generation of leaders to fill the gap of women at the top”

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October 11, 2017 | Scope Blog (Stanford Medicine) | by ruthann richter

First Women Leaders in Global Health conference comes to Stanford

This Thursday, hundreds of women from around the world will gather here for the inaugural Women Leaders in Global Health conference, designed to highlight the work of women in global health and empower the next generation of female leaders in the field.

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October 9, 2017 | Women in Global Health | By sarah borg

Interview with Kavita Ramdas, speaker at the Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

We asked Kavita about her views on the take-home messages from this conference, gender equality in global health leadership, and her advice to attendees.

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October 9, 2017 | Women in Global Health | By sarah borg

Interview with Heidi Larson of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

We asked Heidi to share her thoughts on the importance of this conference, her ambitions for the next conference, and overall gender equality in leadership in global health.

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October 9, 2017 | Women in Global Health | By sarah borg

Interview with Sania Nishtar, President, Heartfile and short-listed nominee for Director-General, World Health Organization

We asked Sania on her views about the conference and gender equality in leadership.

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October 6, 2017 | Women in Global Health | by sarah borg

Interview with Nancy Snyderman, speaker at the Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

We asked Nancy on her views about the conference, gender equality in leadership and the media and power of storytelling.

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June 22, 2017 | Global Health NOW

Wonder Women

This fall, Stanford Medicine will launch its Women Leaders in Global Health conference to nurture women at all stages of their global health careers.

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June 20, 2017 | Scope Blog (Stanford Medicine) | by holly maccormick

Stanford’s Michele Barry on why we need more women leaders in global health

As the women began to clap, Michele Barry, MD, director of Stanford’s Center for Innovation in Global Health, realized she’d touched on something big.

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May 20, 2017 | Women in Global Health 

Women Leader Spotlight: Dr. Michele Barry, Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health and Senior Associate Dean for Global Health at Stanford University

As Women in Global Health are implementing partners to the inaugural Women Leaders in Global Health conference at Stanford University this October 12th, we interviewed Dr. Michele Barry, Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health and Senior Associate Dean for Global Health at Stanford University to get an insight into the 'aha' moment that brought this conference idea to fruition and her own career path as a women leader in global health. 

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