Global Outreach - East Africa

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Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) is an educational non‐profit organization based in the United States providing leadership and management training for women in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). This week the African Studies Institute presents a panel presentation featuring HERS - East Africa on Friday, February 19 beginning at 12:20 pm in the International Student Life Lounge, 210 Memorial Hall, and lasting into the afternoon. The panel, "Building on Success, Exploring Collaborations in Research, Training, and Global Outreach with HERS-East Africa," is open to the public.

The panel features educators from Africa and the U.S. and will be moderated by assistant professor of history at UGA Husseina Dinani. The panel also includes:

Ruth Muwazi, associate professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University, Uganda

Catherine Kanabahita, Director of Gender Mainstreamimg, Makerere University, and a Fulbright Scholar-In-Residence at Clark Atlanta University

Margaret Khaitsa, professor of epidemiology in the department of pathbiology and populaiton medicine, Mississippi State University

Irene Naigaga, lecturer, College of Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University

Naomi Lumutenga, HERS co-founder and educational consultant based in Kampala, Uganda

Florence Wakoko-Studstill, associate professor of sociology and chair of African Studies, Columbus State University

The event is co-sponsored by the Franklin College, the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the College of Public Health. Welcome to these visiting educators and leaders, and our thanks for your efforts as Women Empowering Women all over the world.