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October 2017

GPA@Luskin Orientation

October 12, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
PAB 2343

Lunch provided RSVP:  Global@luskin.ucla.edu    

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Sustainable Development Goals Seminar

October 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Life Sciences Building 2226 (attached to the Factor Building)

Hear from Dr. Jody Heymann, Dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, on her global research on working conditions and family health. This presentation will be followed by a discussion amongst all participants, composed of multidisciplinary faculty, Hilton Global Scholars, and the WORLD Policy Analysis Center staff, over lunch. This seminar series is a fantastic opportunity for you to get to know other faculty engaging in similar work and the Hilton Global Scholars who have joined  from departments…

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International Practice Pathway: Summer Debrief

October 26, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
PAB 2343

Recap of summer internship through GPA@Luskin Lunch provided RSVP: global@luksin.ucla.edu

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November 2017

International Practice Pathway Talk with Duncan Green

November 1, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

How Change Happens with Duncan Green How Change Happens is a new book from Duncan Green which explores the major themes that make change happen in the world. Whether you are an activist, campaigner, development practitioner, lobbyist, entrepreneur, individual or an organization, it seeks to understand how power and systems shape change, and how you can influence them. LUNCH PROVIDED RSVP

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Salon Series: Maternal Depression and Child Health

November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Global Public Affairs and California Center for Population Research are partnering to host Victoria Baranov for her discussion regarding maternal depression and child health. Victoria Baranov's research “Mental health and women’s choices. Experimental evidence from a Randomized Control Trial" evaluate the long-term impact of treaing maternal depression on women's financial empowerment and parenting decisions by exploiting experimental variation induced by a cluster-randomized control trial whichprovided psychotherapy to perinatally depressed mothers in rural Pakistan. You can read more about it here. https://ccpr.ucla.edu/event/victoria-baranov-university-melbourne/

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January 2018

IPP Spring and Summer Program Introduction

January 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Are you interested in going to D.C. with GPA to discuss global issues? Are you interested in an international summer placement? If so, then this info session is for you.  We will go over FAQ's related to both the DC Trip and Summer Placements.  RSVP now and join us to learn more!!

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Catalytic Communities with Theresa Williamson 


January 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

GPA and Latin American Institute @ UCLA hosts Theresa Williamson in discussing Catalytic Communities Dr. Theresa Williamson, a city planner, is the executive director of Catalytic Communities (CatComm), a Rio de Janeiro based organization that provides media/networking support to favela communities. She is an outspoken and respected advocate on behalf of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas to help ensure they are recognized for their heritage status and their residents fully served as equal citizens, with four opinion pieces published in The New York Times. Come find out more about her work and its global impact.

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GPA Welcome Reception

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PLEASE JOIN GLOBAL PUBLIC AFFAIRS FACULTY AND STUDENTS AS WE WELCOME YOU TO UCLA Network with GPA faculty and students from the certificate programs and International Practice Pathways program. Have a chance to meet your fellow cohort, Luskin Faculty, and Luskin students. Dinner will be provided.    

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Welcome to your Climate Change

January 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

What are models saying about California and elsewhere? What kind of impact can we expect? SPEAKER: Dr. Alex Hall He is one of premiere analysts of wester US climate change and how global processes are affecting it

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February 2018

Los Angeles Global Health Conference

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
UCLA Covel Commons
$25 - $50

The Los Angeles Global Health Conference (LAGHC) is an annual global health conference hosted in Southern California. This year's conference theme is Looking In, Looking Out: Balancing Global and Local Priorities in the Current Political Climate. We are excited to announce our keynote speaker- Dr. Mark Dybul, Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University, former Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and one of the founding architects in the formation of the U.S. President's Emergency…

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