Women’s Health: Global to Local

Women’s Health: Global to Local


From Planned Parenthood’s fight to protect reproductive rights to issues of intersectionality emphasized by celebrities like Beyoncé and Serena Williams, women’s health is in the spotlight now more than ever. And these are not concerns faced solely by Americans: women around the world face policies, sexism, racism, and more that impact their health.

This discussion will look at women’s health from a variety of perspectives, from the global viewpoint down to the local issues here in Washington, DC. Panelists include:

Rachel Robinson – SIS professor (moderator)

Suyanna Barker  Interim Chief Programs Officer, La Clínica

Jennifer Kates  Senior Vice President and Director of Global Health & HIV Policy, Kaiser Family Foundation

Serra Sippel – President, CHANGE