Mar 08 2017 Posted: 13:09 GMT

In recognition of International Women's Day, the Gender Study Group of the Development Studies Association of Ireland, in collaboration with MUSSI (Maynooth University Social Science Institute) and the Centre for Global Women's Studies (NUI Galway), and with the support of the Trinity International Development Initiative (TIDI), is hosting the following free event which is open to all to attend:

 

 

Challenges to Gender Equality, Public Health and Human Rights in the Trump Era: Critical issues for development.

 

Location: TRISS seminar room, Room C6.002, 6th Floor, Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin 

 

Time: 1:30-3:30pm.

 

Speakers:

 

Dr. Su-ming Khoo, School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway

Dr. Greg Martin, Department of Public Health, Dublin

 

Chair: 

Dr. Stacey Scriver, Global Women's Studies, NUI Galway

 

Bios:

Dr Greg Martin is a medical doctor with an Masters in Public Health and an MBA and is currently working for the Department of Public Health in Dublin. Dr Martin is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Globalization and Health and hosts a Global Health YouTube channel. He also sits on the Board of Trustees of a number of health related NGOs. Dr Martin has worked in leadership roles in the global health space including working as the Head of Science and Research at the World Cancer Research Fund and as the Director of Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission at the Clinton Health Access Initiative. 

 

Dr. Su-ming Khoo is a Lecturer in the School of Political Science and Sociology at NUI Galway and a member of the Gender Advanced Research Consortium. Her research, teaching and publications are focused on human rights, public goods, development alternatives; human development and capability approaches, alternative economics, consumer activism, higher education, internationalization and public scholarship.https://nuigalway.academia.edu/SumingKhoo

 

For further information and to confirm your attendance please contact Stacey Scriver at stacey.scriver@nuigalway.ie

 

This event will also be accessible via live web-stream. Details will be provided via the Gender Study Group webpage at http://www.dsaireland.org/about/study-group-clusters/gender-study-group.html shortly.

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