Despite modern medicine’s best efforts, the global malaria epidemic continues to plague millions worldwide. Researchers, doctors and public health experts seem to have tried everything in vector-control and vaccination against this persistent pathogen, but have they???
Join us for this important discussion at the intersection of global health, gender-equality and infectious disease research, brought to you by Keystone Symposia and the Gates Foundation, and ask our expert panelists your questions in a live Q/A.
Topics of discussion will cover barriers to women's engagement in vector control and strategies to overcome them, as well as far reaching benefits of empowering women as agents and leaders in public health efforts within their communities.
Shannon Weiman earned her PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, specializing in microbiology and immunology. Prior to joining the Keystone Symposia team, she worked as a freelance writer for leaders in academic, industry and government research, including Stanford University’s Biomedical Innovation Initiative, the University of Colorado’s Biofrontiers Program, UCSF, the FDA and the American Society for Microbiology.