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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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Haller Hall (102), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Women for Planetary Health

"Women for Planetary Health" features women from around the world showcasing solutions at the intersection of global environmental change, human health, and social justice. Panelists include: Dr. Kinari Webb, founder of Health In Harmony, sharing insights on advancing conservation, affordable healthcare, and alternative livelihoods in Indonesia; Dr. Laura Stachel, founder of We Care Solar, speaking to how solar electricity can reduce maternal mortality in developing regions; and Fatima Ahmed, founder of Zenab for Women in Development, discussing how supporting women farmers in Sudan improves food security and climate resilience. Professor Gina McCarthy, Director of the Harvard Center for Health and the Global Environment and former EPA Administrator, Tim Wirth, former US Senator and Vice-Chair of the United Nations Foundation, and Sam Myers, Director of the Planetary Health Alliance and Principal Research Scientist at HSPH, will moderate the discussion.

This event is co-sponsored by the Planetary Health Alliance, the Harvard University Center for the Environment, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Contact Name: 

Erika Veidis

Harvard University
Center for the Environment

Address: 26 Oxford Street, 4th Floor, Cambridge
Email: huce@environment.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-0368

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