GIC Accra Conference — WWHI presentation

PRESENTATION September 14, 2012

Speaker / Author

Dana Allison

Executive Director, Women's World Health Initiative

Dana Allison, founder and executive director of WWHI, has been a champion of social justice since childhood. A native of Alberta, Canada, Dana has long believed that the strength of a country's women determines the strength of a nation. After graduating from the University of Chicago with a double bachelor's degree in political science and public policy, Dana researched the mental health of HIV-infected refugee women. Her research took her to Ethiopia where she witnessed medicine in the developing world. Her interest in medicine grew and in 2006 she began medical school at the University of Utah. During her studies, she ... Read More