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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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Supporting the Rights of Women and Girls
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST | Virtual

Please join Women in Global Health – Georgia, USA for a discussion with Michelle Nunn, President and CEO of CARE USA, on the ways the US-based global health and development workforce can support the rights of women and girls globally. Following the perspectives of Michelle Nunn, WGH Georgia co-chairs Alyssa Lowe and Dr. Rachel Hall-Clifford will invite attendees to participate in an open discussion.
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Past Events
Vax to the Max: Lessons learned and opportunities found for increasing global vaccine equity | 
May 11 from 12:00-1:00pm EST
In partnership with Women in Global Health-Georgia, The Task Force for Global Health, the Emory Global Health Institute, the Center for Global Health Innovation, and the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, this event explored the roles high-income countries should play in equitable vaccine delivery, featuring a presentation by Dr. Rebecca Martin, Emory Global Health Institute, with remarks by Amanda Bolster, Task Force for Global Health, and Dr. Stephanie Adams, Center for Global Health Innovation. View Recording Here.

The Art of Failing Forward: Harnessing our Nonsuccesses for Professional Development
Panelists Amy Callis and Lenette Golding share lessons learned from nonsuccesses and discuss implications for future work. Together we will explore strategies for integrating learning from failure in our personal professional development, and institutionalizing learning from failure in our organizations. Alyssa Lowe, co-chair of Women in Global Health Georgia moderates.

2021 End of Year Holiday Party | December 16 from 7:00-9:00pm EST
Please join Women in Global Health – Georgia, USA for our End-of-Year Holiday Event in collaboration with the Women's Storytelling Salon. Through the art of storytelling, the event will feature the work and journey of two renowned Atlanta leaders, including Dr. Dazon Dixon Dialo, Founder and President of SisterLove, Inc. View Recording Here

Take your own elephant –10 tips on effective advocacy | November 9, 2021 | 12pm ESTLearn to advocate for global health and for yourself!  Please join Women in Global Health – Georgia, USA for a conversation with Ann Keeling, Senior Fellow for Women in Global Health, on her experiences and key tips for gender and health advocacy.Ann Keeling is a British citizen whose 40 year career in global health and social development has included posts in Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, the Caribbean, Belgium, USA and her home country, UK. She held the post of Head of Gender Equality Policy with the UK Government and is currently the Chair of the NGO Age International and Senior Fellow of Women in Global Health.  Ann Keeling has been CEO of two global health NGOs, was UNFPA Country Representative Pakistan, and Director of the Commonwealth Secretariat leading on Health, Education and Gender.  Between 2008 and 2012 she was Chief Executive Officer of the International Diabetes Federation, founded the NCD (Non Communicable Diseases) Alliance and as Chair, led the successful campaign for the 2011 UN High Level Summit on NCDs. View Recording Here 

The Future of Global Health Diplomacy - May 13, 2021

Women comprise the majority of the global health workforce, but women in leadership at global health institutions are still in the minority. Please join Women in Global Health – Georgia, USA, for a panel event to hear from three accomplished female global health leaders as they share their own experiences building a distinguished career in international development. The event featured Paige Alexander, CEO of The Carter Center; Gloria Steele, Former Acting Administrator of USAID; Christa Capozzola, CDC Chief Financial Officer and Director, Office of Financial Resources; and was moderated by Mark Mioduski, Principal and Director of Cornerstone Government Affairs (CGA). View Recording Here

Addressing Gender-Based Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Emerging Risks and Solutions - March 9, 2021
One in three women worldwide experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, mostly by an intimate partner. Emerging data from around the world indicate a rise in domestic and gender-based violence (GBV) during theCOVID-19 pandemic. Watch a discussion focused on challenges and opportunities to deliver survivor-centered prevention and response strategies globally and locally. View Recording Here.

Women in Global Health Georgia, U.S.A. Launch Event - January 13, 2021
Featuring a conversation between Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of the CDC & Women in Global Health Founder, Dr. Roopa Dhatt. View Recording Here.