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IN-PERSON + VIRTUAL LIVESTREAM
Join Us Thursday, June 23rd | 12-1:30 pm EST

The High Museum of Art  | Hill Auditorium
1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Event Details

Join us for a Black Women's Health Forum, featuring our keynote speaker Harriet A. Washington, author of the critically-acclaimed book, Medical Apartheid. She will be joined in conversation with distinguished thought-leaders in the fields of medicine, women’s studies, and social justice.

Attendees are welcome to register to attend the event either in-person or online. In-person attendees are also invited to stay afterward for networking until 3pm EST.

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Agenda

OPENING
Video Introduction to Chromatic Black ‘collective of artist-activists disrupting the master narrative’
 
WELCOME REMARKS
Jewell Jackson McCabe - Chair, "Keep Black Love Alive" National Campaign
 
ACT I
Keynote Presentation: "Disrupting the Master Narrative"
Harriet A. Washington - Medical Ethicist and Author of Medical Apartheid
 
Act II
An engaging and lively conversation on issues surrounding Black Women's health and medical advocacy with Harriet A. Washington and Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President and Dean of Morehouse College Medical School.
 
ACT III
Audience Q&A
 
ACT IV
Call-To-Action: Black Women Defining a Healthy Future 
Dr. Beverly Guy Sheftall - Director, Spelman College Women's Resource Center
Jewell Jackson McCabe - Chair, "Keep Black Love Alive" National Campaign
 
CLOSING REMARKS
Abeni Bloodworth -  Co-Founder, Chromatic Black
Angela Harmon - Co-Founder, Chromatic Black
 
CAPTAIN ZERO PSA
 
*Event immediately followed by in-person networking 1:30-3pm EST

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About Harriet A. Washington

Harriet A. Washington is a science writer, editor, and ethicist who is the author of Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Informed Consent in Medical Research (2021, Columbia Global Reports); and A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind. She has been a Writing Fellow in Bioethics at Harvard Medical School, the 2015-2016 Miriam Shearing Fellow at the University of Nevada's Black Mountain Institute, a Research Fellow in Medical Ethics at Harvard Medical School, Visiting Fellow at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, a visiting scholar at DePaul University College of Law and a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University. She has also held fellowships at Stanford University and teaches bioethics at Columbia University, where she delivered the 2020 commencement speech to Columbia’s School of Public Health graduates and won the 2020 Mailman School Of Public Health’s Public Health Leadership Award, as well as the 2020-21Kenneth and Mamie Clark Distinguished Lecture Award. In 2016 she was elected a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and in 2021 the American Medical Writers Association gave her the Walter C. Alvarez Award. Her work provided the basis for the AMA’s apology to the nation’s black physicians in 2008 and led to the banishment of the James Marion Sims statue from Central Park in 2018. A film buff and lover of baroque music, Ms. Washington has also worked as manager of a poison-control center, a classical-music announcer for public radio station WXXI-FM in Rochester, NY and she curates a medical-film series.

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