Think Local Act Global: Long term global health volunteer opportunitiesThink Local Act Global: Long term global health volunteer opportunitieshttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/235541KINSC Hilles 109 2013-04-22T12:15:002013-04-22T14:00:00
April 22,2013 12:15PM–2:00PM
KINSC Hilles 109
This interactive session with Jillian Pintye will examine some of the historically well-known long term volunteer opportunities in the global health area.
This interactive session will examine some of the historically well-known long term volunteer opportunities in the global health area. It will highlight opportunities within the Peace Corps for a variety of undergraduate majors. There will be a 30 minute Power Point presentation providing background information about Peace Corps, insight into the speaker’s personal experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer and some general application info. Materials on web-based search engines for long-term global health volunteer opportunities will also be showcased, followed by Q & A. The session will be wrapped up with a short inspirational video illustrating work of Peace Corps Volunteers.
Jillian Pintye is a Master’s student in the Epidemiology-Global Health Track program at the University of Washington. Jillian recently completed three years of Peace Corps service in Botswana where she worked on HIV/AIDS program management and monitoring and evaluation at the district level. She spent her third year of Peace Corps service with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Botswana in the Strategic Information team supporting national level HIV/AIDS research, surveillance and monitoring and evaluation. Prior to joining the Peace Corps, she was a global health research assistant as a Fulbright Scholar in Denmark. She is currently a research assistant in the Strategic Analysis and Research Training Program at the University of Washington which provides analytic support to the global health programs of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She is interested in applying epidemiological methods to operational research and program monitoring & evaluation to address global health issues.
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