Spring 2024: Upcoming Events

Environment, women, and children: Experiences from the Fukushima nuclear disaster – April 24th, 1:00-1:50pm, FXB G-12
Join WGH and speakers Dr. Aya Goto and Dr. Michio Murakami for a lunchtime talk and Q&A on their work surrounding the environmental and human health impacts of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. RSVP here!


2023-24: Past Events

Climate Change Planning through a Black Feminist Ecological Lens – April 4th, 1:00-1:50pm, FXB G-11

Join WGH and Dr. Fushcia-Ann Hoover, 2023-2024 Radcliffe-Salata Climate Justice Fellow, for a brief presentation followed by a lunch and learn-style discussion on Black Feminist Ecology theory. RSVP here! 

International Women’s Day Celebration with Dr. Lisa Bowleg – March 8th, 2024, 1:00-1:50pm, Kresge G2



Truth Talk: Strategies for Difficult Dialogues in an Age of Challenging Communications – November 21st 2023, 1:00-1:50pm – Kresge G3 

In this event, attendees will acquire skills for engaging in effective conversations in various settings, including scientific discussions, classroom interactions, and personal conversations at home. The Harvard Longwood Ombuds office will provide practical strategies and insights to navigate challenging dialogues, fostering better communication and resilience. This event is hosted by WGH and the Harvard Ombuds Office and is open to the public. All are welcome — RSVP here. 


Teaching in the Storm: Academic Freedom, Scientific Integrity, and Best Pedagogic Practices – October 11th, 2023, 5:30-7:30 – Kresge G1

Join us in a panel discussion and open conversation as we discuss best practices in relation to academic freedom, scientific integrity and teaching around topics such as population health, global anti-racism and
LGBTQ+ rights in a context of local, national, and worldwide backlash, including recent controversies at HSPH involving teaching, LGBTQ+ rights, and health. This event is co-hosted by WGH and the Population Health Sciences PhD. RSVP here!

The Role of Misinformation in Blocking Access to Sex- and Gender-Specific Healthcare – September 20th, 2023, 1:00-1:50pm – FXB G10

Join us for our first event of WGH’s Fall event series, “Navigating and Resisting Mis/Disinformation.” This panel discussion will focus on the use of fake science to undermine access to sex- and gender-specific healthcare services such as abortion care and gender-affirming healthcare. RSVP here! 


WGH Welcome Event – August 30th, 2023, 1:00-1:50pm – FXB Atrium

Gather with WGH faculty, staff, and students to kick of the semester and learn how you can be involved, plan events, and complete the concentration. Lunch will be provided and all are welcome! Please RSVP using this form.


WGH Fall Social – September 6th, 2023, 5:oo-6:30pm – Penguin Pizza (635 Huntington Avenue)

Join Women, Gender & Health Interdisciplinary Concentration faculty, students, and staff for a casual after-work networking get-together. Food + drinks provided! Please RSVP using this form.






Last updated: September 19, 2023