Murdoch Children’s Research Institute warmly invites you to attend Leadership in Global Health: A Q&A with Dame Graça Machel and Professor Kathryn North AC, facilitated by Richard Ditizio.

Hear from renowned leaders in global health as they discuss the role of research, partnerships and leadership in addressing health equity for children and families around the world.

The speakers

Keynote speaker: Dame Graça Machel | Special International Guest

Graça Machel is a leading global advocate for women’s and children’s rights and a decades-long social justice and political activist. She established the Graça Machel Trust in 2010 as a Pan-African advocacy organisation focused on driving social and economic change for women and children.

Professor Kathryn North AC | Director of Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

Professor Kathryn North AC is trained as a physician, neurologist, and clinical geneticist. She is the Director of Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the David Danks Professor of Child Health Research at the University of Melbourne.

Richard Ditizio | Special International Guest

Richard Ditizio is the CEO of the Milken Institute, where he is responsible for all centres and departments across the organisation's global footprint.

Join us

Join us in discussing women and inequities in global health, plus the importance of research, partnerships and philanthropy in mitigating global health challenges for women and girls.

Event details

  • Date: Wednesday 7 June 2023
  • Time: 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm AEST
  • Subject: Invitation to Women in Global Health: A Conversation with Dame Graça Machel
  • Location: Ella Latham Auditorium, Royal Children’s Hospital, Ground Floor, 50 Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC 3052

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