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dc.contributor.authorRoss, Loretta
dc.contributor.authorRobinson, Whitney
dc.date.accessioned2018-04-16T20:38:56Z
dc.date.available2018-04-16T20:38:56Z
dc.date.issued2018-03-29
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1853/59546
dc.descriptionPresented on March 29, 2018 from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the Tech Square Research Building (TSRB) Banquet Hall, Georgia Tech.en_US
dc.descriptionThis event is co-sponsored by the Race & Biomedicine Working Group and the Black Feminist Think Tank with the generous support of the Georgia Tech College of Sciences and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, and Spelman College Social Justice Program and the LINCS STEM Scholars.en_US
dc.descriptionLoretta J. Ross is a visiting associate professor at Hampshire College in Women's Studies for the 2017-2018 academic year, teaching "White Supremacy in the Age of Trump." She was a cofounder and the national coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective from 2005 to 2012. The network was founded in 1997 for women of color and allied organizations that organize women of color in the reproductive justice movement. Ross is one of the creators of the term "reproductive justice," coined by African-American women in 1994 after the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt.en_US
dc.descriptionWhitney R. Robinson is an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research activities revolve around disparities in breast cancer, development of obesity, epidemiologic methods, and health disparities by gender, race, and ethnicity. For example, she studies how and why rates of obesity and cancer differ among racial groups. Why do black American girls have greater obesity risk than black boys? Why do breast cancer rates differ between black and white women?en_US
dc.descriptionRuntime: 101:20 minutesen_US
dc.description.abstractLoretta Ross, cofounder of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, and Whitney Robinson, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health will discuss issues at the intersection of race, medicine, and reproductive justice.en_US
dc.format.extent101:20 minutes
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherGeorgia Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCollege of Liberal Arts Invited Speakers and Events ; Race & Biomedicine Working Groupen_US
dc.subjectHuman rightsen_US
dc.subjectReproductive justiceen_US
dc.subjectWhite supremacyen_US
dc.titleRace, Biomedicine, and Reproductive Justiceen_US
dc.typeLectureen_US
dc.typeVideoen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameGeorgia Institute of Technology. Ivan Allen College of Liberal Artsen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameGeorgia Institute of Technology. College of Sciencesen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameSpelman Collegeen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameHampshire Collegeen_US
dc.contributor.corporatenameUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Gillings School of Global Public Healthen_US


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