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Weissberg Fall Forum in Human Rights

Friday, September 18

[Fall forum 2014]4:30 pm: Career Panel on Human Rights, Science Center 150 - Porter-Brown Auditorium

These panels, held each year, help current students anticipate the kinds of courses and experiential activities they will want to pursue in order to prepare for careers related to human rights and identify post-graduation activities.

2015 panel: 

  • Kali Glenn-Haley'04, Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance, USAID
  • Kevval Hanna'03, Manager, Corporate Partnerships & Philanthropy at Population Services International
  • Natalia Winberry'07, Case Work Supervisor at International Rescue Committee 

8:00 pm: Annual Lecture

"The Right to Cold: Climate Change and Canada's Inuit Communities"

[Ashlee Cunsolo Willox]Ashlee Cunsolo Willox is a Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Healthy Communities and an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Nursing and Indigenous Studies at Cape Breton University in Unama‚Äôki/Cape Breton. As a community-engaged social science and health researcher, working at the intersection of place,culture, health, and environment, she has a particular interest in the social, environmental, and cultural determinants of Indigenous health, capacity development, environmental ethics, and the social justice implications of social and health inequality. As a community-based researcher, Ashlee works collaboratively with Indigenous colleagues through community-led participatory research approaches and methods to identify community needs and priorities and work towards locally-appropriate and culturally-relevant adaptation strategies.

Click here to read about past panelists

Click here to read about past Weissberg Lectures in International Human Rights