Program: Nov. 3

7:30 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction
Rodney Finalle, MD

8:10 a.m.

A Social Norms Perspective on Gender Disparities
Cristina Bicchieri, PhD

8:55 a.m.

Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Settings
Seema Manohar, MA, MPH

9:40 a.m.

Keynote Address
Start with a Girl: A New Agenda for Global Health
Ruth Levine, PhD

10:30 a.m.

Break, Exhibits and Poster Viewing

11 a.m.

Barriers to Effective Investment in Rural, Indigenous Girls: Racism, Cost and Cultural Misinterpretation
Alejandra Colom, PhD

11:45 a.m.

Designing and Evaluating HIV Prevention Programs for Adolescents in South Africa and Botswana
Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, FAAN, RN

12:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Effectively Advocating for and Working with Adolescent Girls in the Community
Alejandra Colom, PhD
Luz Altagracia Messina Hidalgo
Katherine Yun, MD

2:30 p.m.

The Dangers of Female Genital Mutilation/Female Genital Cutting on Women and Girls
Rukia Dahir, MA

3:15 p.m.

Break and Exhibits

3:30 p.m.

The Ripple Effect of Girls’ Education
Wendi Huestis, MBA

4:15 p.m.

Preventing Child Marriage and Meeting the Needs of Married Adolescents
Suzanne Petroni, PhD

5 p.m.

Poster Session and Light Refreshments