Kavita Ramdas

0 One student’s view of the UW global health and justice confab: Watermarks

 Over the weekend, the University of Washington held a student-run conference on global health. This was the 9th year for the Western Regional International Health Conference and this year’s theme was on social justice and health. Here’s one UW student’s perspective as she jumped from one session to another.  ————————————————————————————————————————————–…

0 UW conference explores the intersection of justice and health

By Claudia Rowe, special correspondent The relationship between social justice and human health is at the heart of an upcoming conference at the University of Washington expected to draw hundreds of students and policy experts to Seattle at the end of this month. Co-sponsored by more than two dozen colleges…

0 More Fighting Over (the meaning and purpose of) Philanthropy

Question: Is philanthropy a means for reducing inequity in the world or just another vehicle used by the super-rich to justify the inequity? Answer: It depends upon what you mean by philanthropy. Oddly enough (or maybe not), there is wide disagreement about some of what many would see as the…