The Bixby Center is pleased to sponsor and co-sponsor our own events or those organized in collaboration with campus partners. It is also our pleasure to spotlight events organized by which we’re not directly involved in sponsoring but are organized by others focusing on topics of interest to the Bixby network. We encourage you to please check out the upcoming events we have on our calendar and plan to join us there. Also feel free to browse the past events to get a sense on the type of activities we feature on our calendar.

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February 2018

Bixby Team Meeting – Summer Internship Presentation on research with Uganda Youth Development Link

February 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bixby Center, 17 University Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Please join us for the second Bixby Team meeting of Spring 2018. We will have a special guest presentation by Bixby internship grantee Iris Lin on her research with the Uganda Youth Development Link in Kampala, Uganda.

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i4Y Child Marriage and Youth Empowerment Group: Speaker Series

February 7, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
University Hall Room 401, University Hall
Berkeley, CA United States
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i4Y Speaker Series - Harnessing the power of social norms for promoting health and well-being in low-income countries, with Dr. Ben Cislaghi Please join us 2/7 for Dr. Ben Cislaghi as the second speaker in the CHILD MARRIAGE & YOUTH EMPOWERMENT SPEAKER SERIES! Talk Topic: Harnessing the power of social norms for promoting health and well-being in low-income countries Speaker Bio:  Dr Ben Cislaghi is Assistant Professor in Social Norms at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Centre for Gender, Health…

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November 2017

Global Health Expert Panel: Challenges and Opportunities in Global Health

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anna Head Alumnae Hall

November 7, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Anna Head Alumnae Hall at UC Berkeley Join UCGHI for an expert panel with an interdisciplinary discussion on Maternal Health, Infectious Disease, and Climate Change. Our panelists from across the UC system will be discussing current challenges and opportunities in Global Health. There will be a 45-minute facilitated discussion, followed by a 45-minute Question & Answer section. Come ready to engage in critical discussion and find opportunities for you to…

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October 2017

i4Y Child Marriage and Youth Empowerment Group: Speaker Series

October 26, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
440 University Hall

Speaker/Performer: Erin Murphy-Graham, PhD, GSE & Alison Cohen, PhD, i4Y/SPH/GSE, Examining the relationship between schooling, early marriage, and pregnancy among adolescents in rural Honduras Sponsor: i4Y - Innovations for Youth The Innovations for Youth (i4Y) Child Marriage and Youth Empowerment Working Group has begun a speaker series to explore challenging questions related to child marriage and youth empowerment. The series will feature UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and graduate students' work in diverse contexts worldwide. Presentations will begin in late October…

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Family Planning Integration Project in Rwanda Presentation by Liz Crane

October 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Bixby Center, 17 University Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Liz Crane worked in Kigali and Musanze, Rwanda during summer 2017 to support the Bixby Center’s Family Planning Integration project. The project was based in Kigali and Musanze, Rwanda. This project aims to increase utilization of modern contraceptive methods and improve efficiency for family planning services provision through a service integration model. She worked with local staff and the Ministry of Health to support a new youth center in Musanze that provides integrated services for adolescents and young adults. Her…

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May 2017

SPH Dean’s Speker Series: The Next 82 Years: Faculty and Students Confronting Existential Challenges

May 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
150 University Hall
Berkeley,
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Since 1950, the global population and the global economy together have grown at 3.9 percent per year—doubling every 17 years. Such exponential growth cannot continue on a finite planet. Will it end in pain or in achievable policies? Many scientists agree that human activity has passed—or will pass shortly—the biological capacity of the planet to sustain life as we know it. Join Professor Malcolm Potts for a conversation about his past 82 years on the planet—a time of unprecedented change…

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April 2017

Dr. Prata Presenting at Cal Day 2017

April 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
126 Barrows Hall Berkeley, + Google Map

Why focus on the health of women and girls? Empowering women to freely participate in decision making is crucial to their reproductive health and a smart investment for the overall health of the planet. Join Ndola Prata, MD, M.Sc., for this talk. Dr. Prata is Bixby Endowed Chair and director of the Bixby Center for Population Health and Sustainability, co-director of I4Y (Innovations for Youth), and co-director of the UC Global Health Institute.

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February 2017

Women’s Health and Empowerment Symposium

February 24, 2017 - February 25, 2017
Scripps College, Hampton Room, Malott Commons

The Intercollegiate Feminism Center for Teaching, Research and Engagement will sponsor a symposium, the Women's Health and Empowerment Symposium at the Claremont Colleges on February 24-25. This event is co-sponsored by the UC Center of Expertise on Women's Health, Gender and Empowerment. The symposium brings together scholars and advocates to address issues of environmental health and justice, reproductive justice, gender-based violence, and empowering girls and women to make changes. See attached flyer for list of presenters.

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Brown Bag with Edna Adan: We Care Solar

February 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Berkeley,
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Meet with Edna Adan, Noon Brown Bag, Wednesday, February 8, Second floor Conference Room, Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley. The Edna Adan Hospital Foundation was established to raise awareness about, and support the work of, the Edna Adan University Hospital, located in Hargeisa, Somaliland. The hospital trains midwives and other medical professionals to improve maternal health care and has also pioneered the campaign against the harmful practice of female genital cutting. Edna Adan has been recognized internationally through the following awards: Legion…

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November 2016

International Women’s Health Coalition Conversation

November 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bixby Center, 17 University Hall
Berkeley, CA United States
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