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The Symposium on “Advancing Women in Academia” by women academics at all levels will cover a wide range of issues with an opportunity for you to ask questions and learn from other women’s experience. It will start by delineating some of the specific documented issues that women in academia face, followed by outlining some of the actions that women and their institutions can take. The panelists will share their personal experiences and advice, and wrap up by a question and answer session.


Topic:                 Women in Academia

Date:                  19 November 2019 (Tuesday) – Scientific Session Day 2

Time:                  1215-1400

Venue:               Grand Hall, LG level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong




Ana V. Diez Roux

Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology,

Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University


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Mu Li

Professor of International Public Health and Director of Master of Global Health program, Sydney School of Public Health, The University of Sydney


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Vivian Lin

Executive Associate Dean,

LKS Faculty of Medicine,

The University of Hong Kong


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Mary Schooling

Associate Professor and Cluster Leader (Non-communicable Diseases in Global Health), School of Public Health,

LKS Faculty of Medicine,

The University of Hong Kong



Mellissa Withers

Associate Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California

Program Director, APRU Global Health Program

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