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April 29, 2021
Women's Brain Health Initiative Trainee-Mentor Session:
Raise Your Voice! How to Share Your Ideas with the World
Mentor: Dr. Marina Adshade, School of Economics, University of British Columbia
The Women's Brain Health Initiative Trainee-Mentor Sessions intend to provide students with the opportunity to meet and engage with sex and gender experts through informal conversations on diverse topics including professional development and research. To ensure an intimate and valuable experience, each Trainee-Mentor session will be limited to 30 registrants.
Please note that these sessions are for registrants of the Women's Brain Health Conference (2020-2021). If you have not registered for the conference, you may do so here before you register for the session(s) you would like to attend.
Marina Adshade is an Assistant Professor of Teaching at the Vancouver School of Economics. She is one of Canada’s foremost economic experts on the role of women in society with a focus on women’s health, safety, and contribution to the economy through employment and unpaid care work. Marina is an experienced writer, commentator, and keynote speaker. Her book, Dollars and Sex: How economics influences sex and love, has been published in ten different languages and is available in bookstores around the globe. As a commentator Marina has published over seventy opinion pieces and feature articles in the Wall Street Journal, Sunday Times (UK), Daily Mail (UK), Globe and Mail, Time Magazine, Psychology Today, and Buzzfeed. Her work has been featured in countless publications, including the New York Times, the Guardian, The Economist, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and GQ Magazine.