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Georgia U.S.A.

Women in Global Health-Georgia, USA

A Regional Chapter of Women in Global Health
Women in Global Health Georgia (WGH Georgia) is a movement of professional women and their allies working in global health in the state of Georgia. The chapter launched in January of 2021.
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Upcoming Events
Addressing Gender-Based Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Emerging Risks and Solutions
March 9, 2021 at 12:00-1:00pm EST
One in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence in theirlifetime, mostly by an intimate partner. Emerging data from around the worldindicate a rise in domestic and gender-based violence (GBV) during theCOVID-19 pandemic. Please join Women in Global Health – Georgia, USA, fora discussion focused on challenges and opportunities to deliver survivor-centered prevention and response strategies globally and locally.
  • Dr. Kathryn Yount, Professor of Global Health and Sociology, Emory University 
  • Barbara Gibson, Safe House Director
In honor of International Women's Day.
April/May: Global Health Policy and Public Affairs
A panel featuring leaders including Paige Alexander, President and CEO of the Carter Center 
Registration and program date/time coming soon.
Fall 2021 
Launch of Mentorship Program 
More details coming soon.
Past Events
Women in Global Health Georgia, U.S.A. Launch Event - January 13 from 2:00-3:00pm EST Featuring a conversation between Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC & Women in Global Health Founder, Dr. Roopa Dhatt. View Recording Here.