Category: Human Rights

The 10 Twitter accounts you should follow this summer

Wherever you find yourself this summer, if you can find Wi-Fi, you can get the latest on global health. Twitter has established itself as a valuable way to stay in touch with the global community and be in the know the instant something happens domestically or internationally. In a world more connected than ever, it’s possible

Youth have the power to shape the next era of global health and development

by Amee Amin – Anthropology, Global Health Studies, WCAS 2014 A few weeks back I attended MIT’s Grassroots Initiatives for Global Health Conference, and I was very grateful to share some lessons on global health advocacy as a speaker during their break-out sessions. The conference brought together some amazing thought leaders in this field right

What does it look like to be a socially conscious business person?

This article was originally posted on the Northwestern Public Health Review (NPHR) Blog. by Annie Conderacci, Kellogg MBA student Do business interests have to conflict with those of the public good? In light of recent corporate scandal, greed, and corruption, I frequently ask myself this question. As a Social Enterprise major at Kellogg, I believe it is

International Women’s Day Global Health Symposium a Success

Last month The Chicago Council on Global Affairs hosted its second International Women’s Day Global Health Symposium. The event brought international health leaders together at the Fairmont Chicago for a day of discussion on international public health issues pertaining to women.  Attendees included members of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs as well as a number

Sexual Violence in Kenyan Slums

While working in a rural hospital and community health organizations in Mutomo and Nairobi, Kenya through “Team Mutomo”*, a group formed at my high school in Minnesota, I was able to visit Kibera, Kenya’s largest slum. After talking with the people there, I realized just how dangerous slum life can be. Of course, I had