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Progress Continues Beyond HIV. PEPFAR AT 20. George W. Bush presidential center. Washington, D.C. February 2023 Panelist

The Role of Diasporic Communities in Promoting Health and Well-being: Lessons from African Diasporic Women and their Communities. IDS Health Seminar. University of Massachusetts Amherst. February 2023. Presenter

Reckoning with Racism in Nursing: Using the Arts to Celebrate Diversity. University of Massachusetts Amherst. April 2023.

Using Community-Based Research to Improve Maternal Care. 6th Annual Black Maternal Health Conference. Tufts University. April 2023. Panelist

Addressing Black Maternal Health: An Interdisciplinary Collaboration. University of Massachusetts Amherst. April 2023. Panelist

Speaking Engagements


Strategies for Sustainable Futures. UMass Nursing PhD 5-Campus Annual Meeting. Panelist. September 2022. Keynote panelist


International students and immigrants in medicine and healthcare: Challenges and barriers. Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. May 2021. Virtual Event. Panelist

Webinar - International Students and Immigrants in Medicine and Healthcare: Challenges and Barriers - Presidents' Alliance (


Badassery in Nursing Scholarship Seminar Series - Introduction to Nursing Research Class. UMASS - Amherst, College of Nursing. Guest scholar


Globemed Conference. Barriers to healthcare: Women's Health Panel. February 2019. Boston, MA. Panelist

Navigating IRB. Ninth Annual UMass 5-Campus Ph.D. Nursing Student and Faculty Forum. September 2019. UMASS Memorial Medical Center – Worcester, MA. Presenter


Giving back to our communities. National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL), Maryland. Presenter

The Lazarus Effect. Fifteen years later. George W. Bush presidential center, Dallas, TX, May 2018. Panelist with the late Dr. Paul Farmer (Partner in Health), Dr. Anthony Fauci (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases), and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina)

The Lazarus Effect, 15 Years Later | Bush Center


MIT Sloan Africa Innovate Conference. Conditions for success: Infrastructure. Cambridge, MA. April 2017.Panelist

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