Grand Challenges of Our Time: Presidential Distinguished Forums
Event Start Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Event End Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 5:00 pm
Featured Speaker: Mona Hanna-Attisha
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is the physician, scientist and public health activist who shined a national spotlight on the Flint, Michigan water crisis through her research revealing children had been exposed to dangerous levels of lead. The director of an initiative to mitigate the impact of this crisis, Hanna-Attisha also authored “What the Eyes Don’t See” and shares her inspiring personal story about speaking truth to power.
Dr. Hanna-Attisha’s appearance is co-sponsored by the Gemstone Honors Program, Honors Humanities, University Honors, Do Good Institute, University Libraries and Leadership & Community Service-Learning Voices of Social Change.