Women in Global Health: Take your own elephant –10 tips on effective advocacy

Nov 09, 2021 12:00PM

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Learn to advocate for global health and for yourself! Please join Women in Global Health – Georgia, USA for a conversation with Ann Keeling, Senior Fellow for Women in Global Health, on her experiences and key tips for gender and health advocacy.

Ann Keeling is a British citizen whose 40 year career in global health and social development has included posts in Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, the Caribbean, Belgium, USA and her home country, UK. She held the post of Head of Gender Equality Policy with the UK Government and is currently the Chair of the NGO Age International and Senior Fellow of Women in Global Health. Ann Keeling has been CEO of two global health NGOs, was UNFPA Country Representative Pakistan, and Director of the Commonwealth Secretariat leading on Health, Education and Gender. Between 2008 and 2012 she was Chief Executive Officer of the International Diabetes Federation, founded the NCD (Non Communicable Diseases) Alliance and as Chair, led the successful campaign for the 2011 UN High Level Summit on NCDs.