Film Screening Tonight!, Global Health Seminar Series, Upcoming Government Internship Deadlines

1. Passionate about Equity and Health? Attend Tonight’s Screening of Nicholas Kristof’s Film, Half the Sky 

The Critical Development Forum is partnering with GlobeMed, UW FeelGood, Amnesty International, the Health Equity Circle, the Global Health Resource Center, and the Global Health Group, to present a screening of Nicholas Kristof’s Half the Sky film, followed by a discussion panel. It’s tonight! (Photo credit

6:30-8:30 pm
Sieg Hall 134


  • Silvia Huaynoca: a MPh student at UW who previously earned an MD at Universidad Mayor de San Andrés in La Paz Bolivia, and has worked for Breakthrough Partners and Save the Children.
  • Onyinye Edeh another MPh student at UW who additionally has worked with Partnering for Progress in Kenya, Action Health Incorporated in Nigeria, and the Georgia Department of Community Health.
  • Professor Amanda M. Fulmer of the political science department who focuses on human rights issues in Latin America.
  • Lisa Cohen the director of the Washington Global Health Alliance.

Please join us in the screening and critical discussion of the film. We will also be having a Coffee Chat on the themes presented in this film as well as on the criticisms and critiques of the film. Please be on the lookout for this e-mail after the Thanksgiving break.

2. Attend the Global Health Seminar Series: Thursdays Starting Winter Quarter

Save the date(s) for an exciting new collaborative series brought to you by the UW School of Law and Global WACh. The series beginning in Winter Quarter combines panel discussions and interactive case analysis to determine ways in which law, policy, and social determinants intersect to affect the health of women, children, and adolescents. This weekly series will involve panel discussions with leaders in health, law, policy and communities. (Photo credit Jen Marlow, Ethiopian highlands.)

Details: Events will be held Thursdays during Winter Quarter 2013, beginning on January 10, 2013 from 5:30–6:30 PM, followed by 30 minute networking reception. Location: William H. Gates Hall, Room TBD.

The first event on January 10 is titled, “Legal and policy solutions to improve the global health of women, children and adolescents (WACh): A forum with health, legal and community leaders.”

*The series is open to the public. UW graduate students can earn 1 credit (Law599/GH590). More details will be available on the UW Course Descriptions website and at Global WACh.

 3. Fast Approaching Deadlines for Federal Honors and Internship Program

Attention 2Ls

November 15, 2012

November 16, 2012

Attention 3Ls

November 15, 2012

November 16, 2012

Details of these programs are provided in the 2012–13 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located online. Login and password information is available in the document library on Symplicity.