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Streaming online


May 28 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST


The TIME'S UP Foundation, in partnership with APHA, is hosting the virtual #HealthSTEMencement to celebrate women graduating from diverse health care programs across the country.

Organized by students in HealthSTEM fields who want to show solidarity with the 2020 graduating class, the event celebrates women graduates at a time when their skills and passion are more urgently needed than ever.

WHERE: The event will be hosted on YouTube and will go live at 5 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 28. The YouTube link and more information can be found at www.healthstemencement.org.

SPEAKERS (in order of appearance):

  • Monica McLemore, RN, MPH, PhD, Associate Professor of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California San Francisco and founder of TIME’S UP Healthcare
  • Lisa Carlson, MPH, MCHES, president of the American Public Health Association
  • André Blackman, CEO of OnBoard Health
  • Vivian Pinn, MD, first director of the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health
  • Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative
  • Joan Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA, Harvard Medical School’s inaugural Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership
  • Georges Benjamin, MD, Executive Director of APHA

The virtual commencement will also include words of advice from Tina Tchen, Valerie Jarrett, Amber Tamblyn, Lisa Edelstein, Ana Brenda Contreras, Dr. Jennifer Gunter, Dr. Esther Choo, Dr. Jessi Gold, Dr. Dara Kass, Dr. Angie Rasmussen, and more.

Questions? Contact press@timesupnow.org and mediarelations@apha.org.