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2021 Women's Health Week webinar

Housing + Women's Health: A Memphis Habitat Women Build Conversation
Friday, May 14 at Noon CST | Zoom

During Women's Health Week (May 10-14), Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis hosted a discussion looking at the issues women face - internationally and locally - through the lens of Habitat for Humanity International's WASH (Water, Sanitation, Hygiene) initiative and right here in the Mid-South. We discussed how health issues, housing concerns and gender equality are intertwined.

Our participants included:
Dr. Kendra G. Hotz (She/Her)
Robert R. Waller Chair of Population Health; Director, Health Equity Program; Associate Professor, Religious Studies; Rhodes College
Dr. John Apambilla Akudago
Director, International Shelter Initiatives, Habitat for Humanity International
Chris Reeder Young
Senior Research & Evaluation Manager, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Memphis (moderator)

Click here to watch a recording of the webinar!

Click the images below to view Dr. Akudago and Dr. Hotz's presentations.

Have questions?

To learn more about this webinar, how you can be involved in Memphis Habitat's Women Build initiative or how you can support this effort, please contact Sherry Rout, government relations & advocacy, at or 901-322-3552.

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