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2023: Our Year in Review

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Women in Global Health Seattle January Gathering

January 19, 2023

WGHA, in partnership with the Women in Global Health (WGH) Seattle Chapter, hosted a special discussion featuring Elisa Wells, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Plan C, an at-home abortion pill that can be ordered by mail. We were honored to have Amie Bishop, Director of Humanitarian and Global Development Programs at Outright International, moderating this important conversation. View the recording here.

Communicators Roundtable: International Medical Corps

February 28, 2023

At our annual Communicators Roundtable, we hosted 

Rebecca Milner, Chief Advancement Officer, at International Medical Corps, who shared about their work in Ukraine, Ethiopia, Yemen and the

recent earthquakes in Syria and Turkey. View the recording here.

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Women in Global Health Seattle March Gathering

March 9, 2023

The Women in Global Health (WGH) Seattle chapter hosted a discussion on community wellness in honor of International Women's Day, moderated by WGH Seattle Chapter Vice-Chair Hallie Pritchett. View the event recording here.  You can also find recordings of other past WGH Seattle events on the WGH-Seattle page


May 11, 2023

ADJUevent is an orientation hosted by the Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA) for those interested in learning more about Seattle's global health community.  This virtual event featured Megan Bettilyon, Vice President, WGHA who shared details from the latest landscape study as well as information on WGHA's current executive members. View the recording here.

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Women in Global Health Seattle June Gathering

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June 27, 2023

The Women in Global Health (WGH) Seattle chapter had the honor and privilege of hearing from K. R. Prabha, Vice President, Strategy, Growth & Innovation at Optum and Board Chair of the Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA), in an inspiring fireside chat with WGH Seattle co-chair Hallie Pritchett, discussing the evolution of her career and how she has used networking and connections to advance professionally. View the recording here

Designing Motherhood

July 18, 2023

WGHA members attended a private reception at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center to celebrate and explore "Designing Motherhood: Things That Make and Break Our Births” – an exhibition exploring the arc of human reproduction through the lens of art and design. 

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Women in Global Health Seattle September Gathering

September 14, 2023

The Women in Global Health (WGH) Seattle chapter hosted an in-person networking event at Stoup Brewing in Capitol Hill.  At this gathering, the three new advisors for the chapter were introduced: Julian Jane Atim, Lead, Clinical Research, Global Health Labs; Patience Sanguli Komba, Doctor of Global Health (DrGH) Leadership and Practice Candidate, University of Washington, Department of Global Health, School of Public Health and Michelle Korte, Associate, Camber Collective. The newest co-chair for the advisory panel, Kiarra Witcher, Program Manager, Family Planning, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was also introduced to the rest of the Chapter. 

WGHA Hosts first XCHANGE Advisory Council Meeting

October 4, 2023

WGHA hosted its first inaugural meeting for the Global Health Innovation XCHANGE! It was an incredible opportunity to collaborate with our Strategic and Global Health partners to shape the XCHANGE's strategic direction. Read more here.

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Global Health Impact Awards & Innovation Exchange

October 4, 2023

Awards celebrating WGHA’s Rising Star, Luminary Leader, and Organization Impact Award Finalists & Winners. View the recording here or take a look at the event photos here.

Women in Global Health Seattle December Gathering

December 6, 2023

The Women in Global Health (WGH) Seattle chapter hosted the final quarterly gathering for 2023 via Zoom on this date. The event featured a presentation on menstrual equity by April Haberman, WGH Seattle Advisor & Co-Founder of MiDOViA, and included a fireside chat on the topic with WGH Seattle co-chair Fatima Al-Shimari.  View the recording here.  

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