My Latest Letter...
The conference dynamically engaged some 5,500 people from 169 countries, with 20% under 30 years of age and all of whom came with their energy, ideas, strategies and solutions for change.
At the opening plenary, singer Annie Lennox spoke about the need to do so much more to address HIV/AIDS which had become a forgotten issue at the very time it is increasing in many parts of the world.
Lennox was a force. Authentic and true. Like Patti Smith. As I watched her, I imagined a new organization called Artists for Activists, with artists fueling funds and forums to support activists on the ground to speak and act with the resources to sustain this work… Read on
Recent Webinars and Speeches..,
Last November I was invited to give speak at the 2015 Future Health Leaders Conference . It was a wonderful event and I particularly want to thank Shannon Nott for the invitation to speak.
My keynote speech was THE POWER OF MOVEMENTS – A GLOBAL MOVEMENT OF FUTURE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS about the potential, individually and collectively to lead a strong health worker movement to change the world.
In early Feb this year, I was invited by the Women’s Funding Network to give a webinar on my travels to Turkey, Lebanon, and Egypt to meet with women’s groups, join a convening of Syrian women activists, and to bear witness to life in refugee camps for women and children.
My Book Launch...
Book launch in San Francisco Public Library
Photo courtesy of the wonderful Ariel and Sam of Bowerbird Photography