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May 2, 2019

Join us for UW GLOBAL HEALTH CAREER WEEK! May 9-16

Hello UW Community and Partners!

Wondering about life after graduation? Curious about the
career opportunities for your degree and wondering what life will look like
five years from now?

Interested in connecting with global health organizations?

Want to hear from some experts in the field about their
work?

Thinking about joining the Peace Corps?

Want to have fun and show off your trivia knowledge?

Then join us for these exciting events during GLOBAL HEALTH CAREER
WEEK!

Thursday, May 9

DGH
Alumni Conversation: Jawad Asghar

1– 2 p.m., Health Sciences Turner Auditorium D-209

Hear from DGH alumnus Jawad Asghar, MPH ‘98 on how he is leading Pakistan’s new wave of
disease hunters.

Friday, May 10    

Interested
in the Peace Corps?

2 – 3 p.m., Allen Library Auditorium

UW Global Health students will share how they made the most
out of their time as Peace Corps volunteers and their experiences in the field.

Monday, May 13

SPH
Undergraduate to Graduate Speed Networking

5 –7 p.m., South Campus Center 316

Curious about a professional or academic career in public
health? Meet with graduate students in the School of Public Health to network.

Tuesday, May 14

Ebola
in a War Zone: A Deadly Mix

4 –5 p.m., Foege Building, Auditorium (S-060)

Karin Huster, BSN, MPH ‘13, field coordinator
at Doctors without Borders, focuses on responding to humanitarian emergencies
in a clinical capacity.

Tuesday, May 14

Global
Health Trivia Night: Students vs. Faculty

vs Staff

5 –7 p.m., Foege Genome Sciences Building, Vista Café

Get your friends, form a team of 3-5 people and join us for
a fun night of trivia, food, beverages, and prizes!  

Wednesday, May 15

Global
Health Career and Information Fair

10 –2 p.m., Mary Gates Hall Commons (1st Floor)

Interact with local-global organizations and get exposure to
your fields of interest. Organizations
include PATH, Sea Mar Community Health Center, START, and many more!

Co-sponsored by the Center for Global Studies, The Henry
M. Jackson School of International Studies

Thursday, May 16

The
World is Worth Saving: AIDS, Austerity, and Activism

7 – 8:30 p.m., Kane Hall 120

Featuring 2019 Stephen Stewart Gloyd Lecturer, Stephen Lewis, co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World, an
international advocacy organization that exposes injustice, abuse, and
inequality—the social ills that underpin and continue to sustain HIV. He was
the former UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa
(2001-06), Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF (1995-99), and Canada’s
Ambassador to the United Nations (1984-88).

Have
questions or want to know more? Contact Kendriad@uw.edu.
See you there!