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2021-2023 Canadian Women in Global Health Steering Committee

2021-2023 Canadian Women in Global Health Steering Committee

The Canadian Women in Global Health Working Group provides local perspective, guidance and expert strategic advice on the Canadian Women in Global Health initiative, including development of the Canadian Women in Global Health List, WGH Canada, and related engagements. 

Eva Slawecki, Co-Chair
Co-Founder, Canadian Women in Global Health
Executive Director, Canadian Association for Global Health
Board Member, Canadian Partnership for Women and Children's Health

Dr. Beverly Johnson, Co-Chair 
Co-Chair and Co-Founder, WGH Canada Chapter
Chair, MWIA Teenage Pregnancy Task Force
FMWC Ottawa President, Federation of Medical Women of Canada

Dr. Jocalyn Clark
Founder, Canadian Women in Global Health
Executive Editor, The Lancet
Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. Barbara Astle
Professor of Nursing & Director of the MSN Program, Trinity Western University

Dr. Margo Greenwood
Academic Leader, National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health
University of Northern British Columbia

Janet Hatcher Roberts
Co-Director - WHO Collaborating Centre for Knowledge Translation and Health Technology Assessment in Health Equity

Dr. Djenana Jalovcic
Inclusive Development Practitioner
Associate Professor, in the Department of Health and Functioning, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

Dr. Felicia Knaul
Director of the Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas, Professor at the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami
Board Member, Women in Global Health Board of Directors

DrMuriel Mac-Seing
Postdoctoral fellow, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Lecturer, École de santé publique, Université de Montréal

Dr. Alayne M. Adams
Associate Professor and Global Health Director, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University

Sophie Arseneault
Board Director, Fòs Feminista 
Vice-Chair (AWG), Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health  
Reproductive Health Scholar, McGill University

Dhwani Babla
Consultant, World Health Organization

Abel Koka
Master’s Student, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Manitoba 
Program Officer, End Child Abuse and Neglect Tanzania

Deborah Lester
Director of Health in Emergencies, Canadian Red Cross;
Adjunct Professor, UBC School of Nursing 
External Reviewer, U.N. Every Woman Every Child Innovation Marketplace

Heather McPherson
President & CEO, Women’s College Hospital
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, University of Toronto
Board Member, Planned Parenthood Toronto

Hani Rukh E Qamar
Undergraduate Student, McGill University
Founder, Canadian Advisory of Women Immigrants
Advisory Board Member, Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership
Mental Health Student Researcher, McGill University and The Immigrant Education Society (TIES)