UPCOMING EVENTS

We attend and hold online events as well as participate in several international conferences every year, in all corners of the world. Look below to see where we will be next! If you're going to be attending the same event, let us know by! We would love to know you are there and would be thrilled to connect with you!

Women in Global Health at the 72nd World Health Assembly

Each May, senior health officials, heads of health organizations, and health professionals from all over the world arrive in Geneva, Switzerland to attend the eight days of the World Health Assembly (WHA).  The Women in Global Health delegation will be in attendance, and will be live-tweeting throughout the week. Come find us at an even or follow along using the hashtag #womeninGH and #WHA72 together, as we'll be tracking your inputs, comments, and contributions. 

May 20-28
Geneva, Switzerland

PAST EVENTS

'Delivered by Women, Led by Men' 

 A launch of a new report, ‘Delivered by Women, Led by Men: A Gender and Equity Analysis of the Global Health Workforce, a synthesis of the evidence on gender in the health workforce, co-produced by WHO and Women in Global Health. This event is to be held as side event to the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women Side Event and will be held Wednesday 20 March 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM, Conference Room 11, UN Headquarters, New York. 

IARC International Women’s Day Symposium 2019

To mark International Women’s Day, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) will celebrate women’s contributions to science and support the role of women in science by hosting the IARC International Women’s Day Symposium 2019: A Step Forward on 8 March starting at 13:20 Lyon time.

Women in Global Health
Africa Regional Hub 
Chapter Launch

Women in Global Health will be launching the WGH Africa Regional Chapter in partnership with AMREF Health Africa.

Amref Health Africa as the Women in Global Health Regional Chapter provides a platform for discussions and a collaborative space for leadership; facilitates specific education and training; garners support and commitment from the regional community; and demands change for gender transformative leadership within Africa. 

March 20th
10:00-11:15 AM EST
NYC, USA
 March 8th
13:20-17:00 CET
Lyon, France
 March 7th
13:15-15:00 GMT
Kigali, Rwanda
#AidToo:
Sexual exploitation in international cooperation

Women in Global Health will be attending this event held by the Graduate Institute Geneva. The event will be held in the Auditorium Ivan Pictet, Maison de la paix.

UHC2030's
'Partnership matters'
Side Event

Women in Global Health will be attending this side event and will be admitted, with other new signatories to the UHC2030 Global Compact, as a member of the UHC2030 global partnership. The side event organized by the Government of Indonesia and co-sponsored by Mexico, Republic of Korea, Turkey, Australia (MIKTA), Ghana and Maldives will take place in the Palais des Nations.

Informal Consultation on WHO Gender Strategy 

Informal Consultation on WHO Gender Strategy, hosted by the World Health Organization, in collaboration with Women in Global Health

May 26th
12:30 - 2:30 PM CET
Geneva, Switzerland
 May 23rd
6:00 - 7:30 PM CET
Geneva, Switzerland
 May 23rd
1:00 - 2:30 PM CET
Geneva, Switzerland
WHO's Engagement with Civil Society

Women in Global Health, as a member of the WHO-CSO Task Team, will be participating in this event 'WHO's Engagement with Civil Society: Taking Civil Society Engagement to New Heights' on May 22, 18:00-19:30 in Room IX, Palais des Nations.

Women in Global Health Meet & Greet at the World Health Assembly

The Women in Global Health Delegation will be hosting a Meet & Greet session in the Serpentine Bar in the Palais des Nations on Tuesday, May 22nd at 2:30 PM CET. Come learn more about Women in Global Health, our activities, and how you can engage in our mission!

WHO Technical briefing on primary health care

Christine Mbodze Mataza, Nurse in charge, Kilifi County, Kenya and Heroine of Health will be speaking at this briefing in Salle XII in Palais des Nations. The technical briefing will review lessons learnt on the implementation of primary health care over these past four decades. This will inform the future implementation of primary health care toward universal health coverage in our globalized world.

Heroines of Health:
Celebrating Women in Global Health

Women in Global Health and GE are proud to host the 2018 'Heroines of Health: Celebrating Women in Global Health' Gala Awards Dinner. During this event, 9 Heroines of Health will be presented with an award for leadership in their communities.

By invitation only.

Heroines will be celebrated throughout the week on our social media channels.

May 23rd
6:00 - 7.30 PM CET
Geneva, Switzerland
May 22nd
2:30 - 3:30 PM CET
Serpentine Bar
 May 22nd
12:30 - 2:00 PM CET
Geneva, Switzerland
May 20th
6:00 - 9:30 PM CET
Geneva, Switzerland
Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge

The Women in Global Health Delegation will be joining the free walk/run event, titled Walk the Talk: The Health for All Challenge, that will be held over three distances (short 3 kilometres, medium 5 kilometres and long 8 kilometres). Meet at the Broken Chair outside the Palais des Nations and walk with our team!

Youth Pre World Health Assembly

Women in Global Health Co-Founder and Executive Director, and past International Federation of Medical Students Association (IFMSA) President, will speak at the IFMSA Youth Pre World Health Assembly on Women's Leadership in Global Health. 

#SafeSurgery4Women Twitter Chat

Join this #SafeSurgery4Women Twitter Chat that unites global surgery advocates with women’s health advocates to tell the full story of health/global surgery as tool for health, gender parity and women’s advancement.

#GlobalHealthWomen Twitter Chat

Ahead of the World Health Assembly, Devex is convening a panel of experts and organizations to discuss why —and how — global health organizations should work towards more gender-equal leadership. Women in Global Health is proud to partner with Devex and Global Health Council to bring you this online discussion. Join the conversation using #GlobalHealthWomen.

May 20th
9:45 AM - 1.00 PM CET
Geneva, Switzerland
May 19th
12:00 - 1:00 PM CET
Geneva, Switzerland
 May 17th
11:30 AM EST
Online
May 17th
10:00 AM EST
Online
SwitchPoint Conference 2018,  an IntraHealth Production

Director Roopa Dhatt spoke at several sessions at SwitchPoint, a conference about creativity, partnership, and action. It’s where humanitarian innovation, global health, and technology collide. 

United Nations Commission
on the Status of Women

"Investing in the rural health workers for the economic participation and empowerment of rural women and girls." 

A joint Commission on the Status of Women side-event of the World Health Organization, International Labour Organization, Permanent Mission of Ireland to the United Nations and Women in Global Health. 

9th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference

Women in Global Health will be attending the 9th Annual CUGH Conference 'Health Disparities: A Time for Action' and holding a meeting for the group we Chair: Increasing Women’s Leadership in Academic Global Health Working Group. Room TBD.

Women in Global Health DC Chapter Launch
Event

Women in Global Health held a launch event for the establishment of the Women in Global Health DC Chapter. Event took place at the United Nations Foundation HQ, 12th floor, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC. 

April 26th - 27th
Saxapahaw, USA
March 13th
11:20AM - 12:45PM EST
New York, USA
March 16th
1:30 - 2:30PM EST
New York, USA
March 21st
4:00 - 6.30PM EST
Washington, DC., USA
Global Health Council's Landscape Symposium

Women in Global Health's Executive Director, Roopa Dhatt, will speak on the Partnerships "What's In It For Us" at the Global Health Council's Landscape Symposium in Washington, DC.

Brown Bag: Global Fund and Advancing Gender Equality

Women in Global Health attend a Global Fund event to discuss gender equality in global health leadership.

'Women's leadership in global health' Graduate Institute Strategy Roundtable #4
December 8th
11:00-12:15
Washington, USA
November 30th
12:15-13:30
Geneva, Switzerland
November 29th
10:00-13:00
Geneva, Switzerland

Women in Global Health and the Global Health Center at the Graduate Institute continue their roundtable meetings to further gender equailty in global health leadership.

4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health Event

Women in Global Health has partnered with Research in Gender and Ethics (RinGs) for this Meet & Greet mingle, all are welcome!

Held at the Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge, Merrion Rd, Dublin 4, D04 NX33, Ireland.

4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health Workshop

Dr. Kelly Thompson, Gender Specialist with Women in Global Health, will be joining Mary Manandhar of the World Health Organization and Dr. Sarah Gammage of the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) on this Lunch Session titled Women on the move: migration, care work and health.

Held in Landsdowne.

4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health Workshop

Women in Global Health has partnered with Research in Gender and Ethics (RinGs) for a session titled 'Gender Blind to Gender Transformative Human Resources for Health Research'.

Held in Hall 6.

4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health Workshop

Director Roopa Dhatt will speak on this Plenary: Decent work, rights and responsibilities,

which covers policies, actions and investments to ensure decent work for all jobs across the health economy. 

November 16th
7.00 - 9.00PM GMT
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
November 16th
12:15 - 1:30PM GMT
Dublin, Ireland
November 16th
10.30AM - 12.00PM GMT
Dublin, Ireland
November 16th
10.30 - 12.00PM GMT
Dublin, Ireland
4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health Workshop

Co-Founder & Executive Director Roopa Dhatt will speak at the Youth Pre-Forum, Roundtable on Gender and Health workforce.

4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health Workshop

​​Women in Global Health has partnered with the World Health Organisation and Frontline Health Workers Coalition to bring you 'Lives in their hands - Stories by health workers from around the world'.

Held in Hall 6.

4th Global Forum on Human Resources for Health Workshop

Women in Global Health has partnered with the Global Health Workforce Network, for their pre-conference gender-focused event. 

Held in Dodder C.

November 14th
9.00 - 10.00AM GMT
Dublin, Ireland
November 13th
7.15 - 9.00PM GMT
Dublin, Ireland
November 13th
11.00 - 12.30PM GMT
Dublin, Ireland
American Public Health Association (APHA) Conference Panel

Women in Global Health and the American Public Health Association have partnered together for this session titled 'The Rollback of Sexual and Reproductive Rights' that will discuss the global gage rule. what effects the new policies have in the US and the world and what role leadership has in aid.

American Public Health Association (APHA) Conference Panel

Women in Global Health and the American Public Health Association have partnered together for this session titled 'Women in Politics, Why it Matters for Public Health', highlighting why and how women in public health should engage with politics.

American Public Health Association (APHA) Conference Panel

Women in Global Health and the American Public Health Association have partnered together for this 'career focused’ panel titled 'Women in Global Health: Sharing our Stories', designed to share real life experiential stories of women on the front lines of global health.

November 7th
14:30 - 16:00PM EST
Atlanta, USA
November 7th
12.30 - 14.00PM EST
Atlanta, USA
November 7th
10.30AM - 12.00PM EST
Atlanta, USA
European Public Health Association (EUPHA) Conference Plenary Panel

Co-Founder and Director of Communications Caity Jackson spoke on the plenary panel titled 'A paradox of public health leadership: towards resilience in the context of vulnerability'

World Health Summit
Meet & Greet and special Launch of German Hub

Women in Global Health gathered World Health Summit participants together to learn more about the organization and this special edition was to launch the German Hub of Women in Global Health, presented by Sabine Ludwig.

World Health Summit Workshop

Join Women in Global Health for our workshop titled 'Gender Equality within the Global Health Workforce: Working for a new Status Quo', Room 2 Asia, at the World Health Summit.

November 3rd
9.40 - 10.40AM CET
Stockholm, Sweden
October 16th
12.45 - 1.45PM CET
Berlin, Germany
October 15th
10.00 - 11.30AM
Berlin, Germany
Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

Watch the live-stream of this inaugural Women Leaders in Global Health Conference at wlghconference.org or follow the highlights using #WLGH17 on twitter.

Executive Presence
Pre-Workshop

Join Women in Global Health for a day-long workshop focused on Executive Presence of Women in the global health workforce. 

#WomeninGH
Twitterchat 

Follow the #WomeninGH hashtag at 11.00 EST / 17.00 CEST for a discussion on supporting emerging and established women leaders.

October 12th
9AM - 5PM PST
Stanford University
October 11th
9AM - 5PM PST
Stanford University
September 12th
11AM EST
Online
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