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Small Actions, Huge Solutions: Reducing Poverty for Women and Girls

Friday, March 15
4 – 6 p.m.

This event will focus on the intricate relationship between promoting gender equality, empowering women and girls, and reducing poverty around the world, with a particular focus on education, health, food insecurity, and climate justice. Speakers will articulate insightful strategies employed in the eradication of poverty within their communities.

Discussion Topics and Speakers


  • Eduard Bruwer, IHAN, South Africa

Health/Mental Health:

  • Pia Riggirozzi, Professor of Global Politics, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Co-Director, Global Health and Policy Centre
  • Gabrielle Casper, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology School of Medicine, Sydney

Food Insecurity:

  • Camesha Grant, Ph.D., Vice President of Community Connection and Reach, Food Bank of NYC

Climate Justice:

  • Julie Gafney, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President, Strategic Mission Initiatives and Executive Director, The Center for Community Engaged Learning, Fordham University


This event is open to alumni, faculty/staff, parents, students, and the public.