The 4th annual SAIS Global Women in Leadership Conference, "Access to a Healthier World: Sustaining Women, Communities, and Our Future" on April 15, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

The fourth annual SAIS Global Women in Leadership Conference, "Access to a Healthier World: Sustaining Women, Communities, and Our Future," will be held on Friday, April 15, 2016 at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
The conference will explore how women are changing the landscape of global health, and feature leaders in the field who are pioneering innovative technologies to tackle health inequities. It will examine how policy, advocacy, and business strategies are promoting women’s health and empowerment.

Agenda

8:15-9:15 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:15-9:35 a.m. Opening remarks
9:35-9:50 a.m. Alumni Award Presentation, Sara O’Rourke ’13 to receive Outstanding Recent Graduate Award
9:50-10:35 a.m. Featured Speaker: Dr. Priya Agrawal, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers
10:35-11:45 a.m. Panel - "Transcending Boundaries: Linking Technology, Policy, and Advocacy to Expand Access to Care," including experts from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and International Rescue Committee
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Networking Lunch
12:45-1:30 p.m. Featured Speaker: Janine Austin Clayton, M.D., Associate Director for Research on Women’s Health, National Institutes of Health
1:30-2:50 p.m. Panel - "Mindsets," including experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Woodrow Wilson Center
2:50-3:05 p.m. Coffee Conversation Break
3:05-4:15 p.m. Panel - "Tools for Empowerment: Translating Improvements in Care into Opportunities for Women," including experts from Johnson & Johnson, Women Thrive Worldwide and Global Health Corps
4:15-4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

Location

Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins SAIS
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW,
Washington, DC 20036

Register

The event is open to the media, with registration. Members of the working press may send an email RSVP to sande100@jhu.edu

Media Contact 

Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu 

For more information about the SAIS Global Women in Leadership Conference, visit http://saiswomenlead.org/2016-conference/


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Date: 
Wednesday, April 6, 2016