Monday, September 21, 2020 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm. Zoom Meeting (link provided in event details). Presenters: Dr. Neil MacKinnon, Dean and Professor, Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati and Dr. Diego Cuadros, Assistant Professor of Health Geography, College of Arts & Sciences, University of Cincinnati
Sept. 15, 2020 @ 1-2 PM, Microsoft Teams virtual presentation. Dr. Verma is the Dean, President and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. This presentation and discussion will be on Diversity in Leadership. To join, please contact: Valerie Wilson, Valerie.Wilson@dal.ca.
The Diversity in Leadership Working Group invite all faculty and staff across the Faculty of Medicine to participate in an informal, monthly discussion group. Each conversation will be organized around a theme relating to equity in academic medicine. The first theme will be “Intersectionality.” Snacks will be provided. Where: The group will be held in person in Halifax and distributed to distant sites. When: Scheduling will depend on the needs of interested parties.
Thurs, March 5, 2020 @ 6 PM. IWK, O.E. Smith Theatre (5850/5980 University Ave, Halifax, NS). Please join the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Global Health Unit for a screening of the 2018 Oscar winning documentary Period. End of Sentence. The documentary follows a group of local women in Harpur, India, who fight the stigma surrounding menstruation and begin manufacturing sanitary pads.
Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2020. Halifax, NS. This year’s festival showcases 28 Films and brings back the HBFF Black Market and Community Program which include panel discussions and masterclasses. Festival-goers can also look forward to a great Kids Program. One of the highlight events is an initiative from The Fabienne Colas Foundation’s Youth & Diversity Program: Being Black in Canada.
March 6 & 7, 2020. Dalhousie University. PLANS, DBDLI and Imhotep’s Legacy Academy have come together to present the first annual Black Excellence in STEM and Health Research Symposium. This event builds on the momentum of two distinct gatherings of black researchers in 2019: The Black Research Symposium (PLANS) and the Black Excellence in STEM Conference (ILA).