Melissa Fudor

Marketing Manager · inSparq

Glass ceiling? HA! inSparq's Marketing Manager develops ecommerce strategies while empowering female tech entrepreneurs at Women in Wireless

Brand Identity & Management Brand Positioning and Content Management Online and Direct Marketing Public Relations Product Marketing Strategies

Althea Hayton

Chairman · Womb Twin

Creative and visionary writer and therapist

Writing Publications Books Psychology Womb Twin Survivors

Andrea Paras

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science · University of Guelph

Professor Andrea Paras specialises in the ethics of international humanitarianism, with a special interest in religion and politics.

Humanitarian Assistance Human Rights International Development International Affairs Religion Politics & Culture

Karissa Haugeberg

Assistant Professor · Tulane University

Karissa Haugeberg is a historian of women, gender, and medicine in the 20th c. United States

Hospital Abortions Civil Rights U.S. Anti-Abortion Movement History of Nursing Gender Equality

Michael Figuccio

Assistant Professor, Psychology · Farmingdale State College

Dr. Figuccio's teaching interests include child development, atypical development, physiological psychology, and introductory psychology.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Developmental Dyslexia Child Development

CJ Blennerhassett

Registered Midwife · Association of Nova Scotia Midwives

Registered Midwife and activist with a focus on informed choice, reproductive rights, & the provision of inclusive care for LGBTQ families.

Pregnancy Pregnancy and Abuse Pregnancy and Postpartum Issues pregnancy and sport Pregnancy Loss

Shanin Specter

Professor of Practice · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: Specters@uchastings.edu

Medical Devices Medical Malpractice Catastrophic Injury Defective Products Premises Liability

Paul Chelminski, MD, MPH, FACP

Director and Clinical Professor of Allied Health-PA Program and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine · UNC-Chapel Hill

Expert in pain-management with a focus on deprescribing opioids while finding what works best for each individual patient.

Primary Care Resident Education Genreal Internal Medicine Pain Management Opioid Management

Kerri Froc

Postdoctoral Fellow · Carleton University

Kerri Froc's research interests include feminist legal theory and women's constitutional rights claims

Constitutional Law Government Relations Legal Research Legal Writing Administrative Law

Nancy Pire-Smerkanich, DRSc, MS

Assistant Professor of Regulatory and Quality Sciences · USC School of Pharmacy

Nancy Pire-Smerkanich brings over 30 years of industry experience in drug development to academia

Regulatory Filing Strategy Clinical Regulatory Guidance Drug Development

David Berri

Professor of Economics · Southern Utah University

Specializing in evaluations of players and coaches in sports, gender issues in sports, and competitive balance in sports

Distrubution of Wealth and Power Unpaid Athletes in the NCAA NBA Salary Caps Sports Economics NCAA

Sandra Ka Hon Chu

Director of Research and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

Human rights advocate for people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV.

Hiv / Aids Prison health Drug Policy Harm Reduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Martha Paynter

Registered Nurse, President of the Board · Wellness Within

Access to abortion, prison abolition, criminalization and reproductive health

Health Services Management Feminist Health Advocacy Childbirth Breastfeeding Pain Management

Prof. Ross Andrews

Chair · Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (ATAGI)

Prof. Andrews specializes in vaccine-preventable diseases and skin infections.

Vaccination Skin Infections Vaccine-preventable Diseases

Dawn Wesson

Associate Professor · Tulane University

Professor Wesson is a national expert in vector-borne diseases spread by mosquitoes.

Zika Virus Chagas Disease Mosquito-Borne Viruses West Nile Virus Medical Entomology

Antonis Rokas

Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Biological Sciences · Vanderbilt University

Expert on patterns of evolution, with a focus on the earliest forms of life.

Tree of Life Mosquito Functional Genomics Evolution of Fungal Metabolism Molecular Evolution Evolutionary Development

Rintaro Mori

Regional Adviser for Population Ageing and Sustainable Development · UNFPA

Involved in research/aid-works in Madagascar, Bangladesh and Mongolia, as well as research in health systems & women’s & children’s health

Global Health Health Policy Population Ageing Women's and Children's Health Sustainability

Muriam Cinevert

Speaker · Haitian Inspiration

To help people to understand the economy should not stop you from living life

Bad Credit Self Esteem Self Love

Devon Golaszewski

Visiting Assistant Professor of History · Loyola Marymount University

Devon Golaszewski is an expert on the history of gender and sexuality, and medicine in 20th century francophone West Africa.

Nuptial Counselors History of Medicine History of Gender Sexuality Studies Women and Gender

Hanne M. Hoffmann

Assistant Professor, animal science; Expert in neuroendocrinology · Michigan State University

Dr. Hoffmann’s research program is focused on how light changes your well being, motivation, fertility and pregnancy success.

Light Contamination Impact of Light on Physiology Development Molecular Biology Preterm Labor