Women's Health & Empowerment Summer Institute

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Public Health 41-268
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:00am to Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 5:00pm

The Global Women’s Health and Empowerment Summer Institute is an intensive 4-unit interdisciplinary program offered by the University of California Global Health Institute, under the aegis of the Center of Expertise in Women’s Health & Empowerment.

The Institute’s main purpose is to provide post-undergraduate students interested in improving women’s health and well-being with foundational knowledge and skills from several disciplines. Instructors will be drawn from UCLA and UCSF.

Upon completion of the WH&E Summer Institute, students will be able to:

  • Explain gender health disparities globally;
  • Describe and apply interdisciplinary empowerment frameworks to women's health issues;
  • Analyze diverse case studies;
  • Develop a grant proposal for advancing women's health and empowerment; and
  • Identify various career paths and resources, and interact with potential mentors.
For more information please visit: http://www.summer.ucla.edu/institutes/womenshealth.htm