Posts Tagged gender equality

COPH doctoral student receives USF Young Alumni Award

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Dr. Joannie Bewa, who earned her MPH from the USF College of Public Health (COPH) in 2018, is about as impressive as they come. She’s a physician, Fulbright Scholar, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeeper, United Nations Young Leader for Sustainable Development Goals, public health research associate, nonprofit founder and […]

COPH graduate student Dr. Joannie Bewa meets with Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada

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USF College of Public Health Department of Community and Family Health master’s student and Fulbright Scholar Dr. Joannie Bewa discussed her global contribution to women’s rights and health during a recent event commemorating International Women’s Day in Ottawa, Canada on March 8. Bewa was invited by Prime Minster Justin Trudeau […]

Masters candidate Mindy Spyker receives Borlaug Fellowship for research in Tanzania

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“My practice is ­­research and program development,” said USF College of Public Health student Mindy Spyker. “My passion is for strong families and full bellies.” Spyker’s passion is reflected in her recent U.S. Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security graduate research grant for next year. According to the organization’s website, […]

Peace Corps Master’s International student Sierra Petrosky sends second report home

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Maternal and child health graduate student Sierra Petrosky deployed to Benin, West Africa, last summer.  Ten months into her two-year commitment to the Peace Corps via the Peace Corps Master’s International program at the USF College of Public Health, her recent second report to home base is brimming with her […]