Events

Seattle | May 11, 2016

The University of Washington School of Nursing hosted a lecture by Dr. Afaf Meleis entitled “Uncovering Voices, Empowering Women: The Key to Sustainable Development,” on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 in Seattle, Washington.  Find a video of the presentation here.

Philadelphia | November 18, 2015

The Center for Global Women’s Health at the University of Pennsylvania Nursing School hosted an event on Wednesday, 19 November 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This event featured Anne Teitelman, Endowed Term Chair in Global Women’s Health; Antonia Villarruel, Professor and Margaret Bond Simon Dean of Nursing; Afaf Meleis, Professor of Nursing and Sociology; Ana Langer, Director of the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; and Meltem Aran, Founding Director of Development Analytics. Reactions were provided by Janine Austin Clayton of the NIH Office on Research on Women’s Health, Margareta Harrit of the World Bank, Silvia Cassiani of the Pan American Health Organization, and Deborah Driscoll of the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Concluding remarks were delivered by William Burke-White of the Perry World House at the University of Pennsylvania and George Thibault of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Additional information about the event may be found here.

Miami | October 1 and 2, 2015

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine hosted an event on Thursday, 1 October 2015 in Miami, Florida. This event featured Pascal J. Goldschmidt, Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Felicia Knaul, Director of Miami Institute for the Americas, and Ana Langer, Director of the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. Additional details about this event may be found here.

A second event took place at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida on Friday, 2 October 2015 at the College of Arts & Sciences. This event featured Leonidas Bachas, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences; Felicia Knaul, Director of Miami Institute for the Americas, and Ana Langer, Director of the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. This event included opening remarks by Julio Frenk, President of University of Miami and comments by Dean Nilda (Nena) Peragallo, School of Nursing & Health Studies; Dean Isaac Prilleltensky, School of Education & Human Development; and Professor Merike Blofield, College of Arts & Sciences. Additional details about the event including the full program may be found here.

Mexico City | August 6, 2015

The Lancet Commission on Women and Health hosted a symposium at the London School of Hygiene at the Mexican Health Foundation on Thursday, 6 August 2015 in Mexico City, MX. Speakers included Ana Langer, Felicia Knaul, Maria Elena Medina Mora, and Paz López Barajas. The full program for the event may be found here (in Spanish).

London | June 26, 2015

The Lancet Commission on Women and Health hosted a symposium at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on Friday, 26 June 2015 in London, UK. Speakers included Richard Horton, Ana Langer, Meltem Aran, Felicia Knaul, Julio Frenk, and Oona Campbell.

A Storify summarizing the London event can be found here.

Boston | June 5, 2015

The Lancet Commission on Women and Health officially launched its report on Friday, 5 June 2015 in Boston, MA at an event at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. This exciting event featured remarks from Ana Langer, Afaf Meleis, Ruth Bonita, Felicia Knaul, Mariam Claeson, Jeni Klugman, Justine Davies, Paula Johnson, and Dean Julio Frenk.

A Storify summarizing the Boston event can be found here.

A portion of the day was offered as a live webcast. The recorded webcast is available on the Report page.