June 12 2021 Women’s Health Care

Health Matters: Advocating for Washington Women

June 12, 2021 –  9:00 am – 12:30
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Alyson McGregor; Dr. Dorothy Roberts

AAUW – WA’s first ever event of this kind. Our team has put together a great event.

Dr. Alyson McGregor, Brown University
Read her book: Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women’s Health and What We Can Do About It (2020)

Dr. Dorothy Roberts, University of Pennsylvania
Topic: The problem with race-based medicine
Read her books: Fatal Invention: How Science, Politics, And Big Business Re-Create Race in The Twenty-First Century (The New Press, 2011); Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction and The Meaning of Liberty (Vintage 20th Anniversary Ed., 2017); Shattered Bonds: The Color of Child Welfare (Basic Books/Civitas, 2001; Paperback, 2002).

10 Minute Topics – An introduction to other aspects of Health Care Access for the Women of Washington, and a preview of our fall webinar series.

  • Nancy Sapiro, AAUW Lobbyist
  • Becky Reitzes, Health Educator
  • Leslie Waters, MD
  • Mary Selecky, former Washington State Secretary of Health
  • Leah Griffin, Activist