Diverse Women Speak: Science, Policy, and Civic Engagement


Past Event

Diverse Women Speak: Science, Policy, and Civic Engagement

October 15, 2020
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online Event
Brought to you by Sisters Lead/Sisters Vote This event will bring scientists and advocates together to discuss the importance of science in the 2020 election, panelists will answer the question: What should we be asking our candidates at all levels about Climate Change and Covid 19? Welcome: Holli Holliday: President, Sisters Lead Sisters Vote Opening remarks: Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, the ranking member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. Covid 19 Panel: Balda Crowder, MD, MBA: Emergency Room Physician and COVID19 Public Policy Expert Adrienne Gladden-Young, MS: Senior Research Associate, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University Micaela Martinez, PhD: Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Kristen Ehresmann, RN, MPH: Director Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division, Minnesota Department of Public Health Abigail Echo-Hawk, MA: Director, Urban Indian Health Institute Moderator: Felicia Davis: Director, HBCU Green Food and Sustainability, Clark Atlanta University Climate Change Panel: Marilyn Raphael, PhD: Professor, Department of Geography, UCLA Robin Bell, PhD: Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University Fatemeh Shafiei, PhD: Director, Environmental Studies Program, and Chair, Department of Political Science, Spelman College Jacqueline Patterson, MSW, MPH: Director, Environmental and Climate Justice Program, NAACP Moderator: Cathryn Manduca, PhD: Director, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College Closing Remarks: Dr. Robin Bell, President, American Geophysical Union Please click the link above, to register for this event. Sisters Lead/Sisters Vote website: http://sistersleadsistersvote.org/index.html

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Pamela Vreeland