4th Biennial International Symposium

Healthy Women, Healthy Societies: New Strategies to Address Global Health Disparities

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Educating our Girls and Women for a Healthier Future: The Intersection of Health, Gender, and Education in Sub-Sahara Africa

Keynote Speaker: Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela, PhD

Dates/Times:

Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. each day

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**UPDATE: Panel 4- “Empowerment through Employment: A Conversation with Pioneering Social Entrepreneur Veronika Scott” hosted by Social Innovation at Illinois has been cancelled. The informal networking will be held at the School of Social Work on Friday, October 30 at 4 p.m.

Conference Location:

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
School of Social Work, Room 2027
1010 West Nevada Street, Urbana, IL

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This symposium is a collaborative project of:

  • School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Department of Social Work, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Co-Sponsors:

  • International Programs & Studies (IPS) International Conference Grants
  • Focal Point Grant of the Graduate College, University of Illinois
  • School of Social Work, University of Illinois
  • Department of Social Work, National Taiwan University
  • Women and Gender in Global Perspectives, University of Illinois
  • College of Applied Health Sciences
  • Black & Black Associates