Africa Speak: A Series

Africa Initiative Panel WEBLOGO Design

Join The Africa Initiative and the Institute for Public Health for a conversation on their current work in Africa. This event series fosters learning and offers opportunities for collaboration.

4:30 – 6:00 PM
Brown Lounge | Brown Hall, Room 112

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Africa Speak Spring 2020 Lineup

February 11, 2020: “Advancing Research, Practice and Academic Capacities in Africa” 
featuring David Clifford, Mungai Mutonya and Daniel Mamah.

March 17, 2020: “Women’s Reproductive Health and Economic Empowerment: Lessons from Low Resource Settings” 
featuring Lewis Wall, Jessica Levy and Mary Ruppert-Stroescu.

April 7, 2020: “Political Trends, Governance and Implications for Public Health in Africa”
featuring Shanti Parikh and Bronwen Konecky.

May 12, 2020: “Environmental Risk Factors and Conservation Efforts: Implications for Public Health in Sub-Saharan Africa” 
featuring Brad Racette and Fiona Marshall,

Visit The Africa Initiative for more information on WashU’s impact in Africa.


Africa Speak Fall 2019 Lineup

October 15, 2019: “Emerging Research Priorities and Identifying Funding Opportunities for Africa-Focused Engagements” 
featuring Elvin Geng and Kim Thuy Seelinger.

November 14, 2019: “Human Rights, Gender and Health Implications in Africa” 
featuring Leila Sadat and Carolyn Sargent.

November 21, 2019: Keynote Address: “The Challenges of Educating Physicians for the Future of Africa” 
presented by Rev. Professor Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi, Provost, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana.