Presentations & Lectures

Invited academic presentations, lectures and plenary talks

Bodies Built for Care. Duke University. Department of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies. Gender Research Colloquium. Fall 2019

Care Technologies. Bill & Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry. Atlanta, GA. Spring 2019

Everything Needs Care. Joan Tronto’s Theory of Everything? Bill & Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry. Atlanta, GA. Fall 2018

Community-based Public Health Research in South Africa. Emory University. Department of African Studies Spring 2017

Participatory Action Research for Health in the Global South. Agnes Scott College. Women’s Studies Program, Atlanta, GA. Spring 2017

Keynote speaker. World Bank. Margaret McNamara Education Grants (MMEG) 35th Anniversary Celebrations, Washington D.C. April 2016

Research Ethics, Social Justice, and Community Participation: Reflections on Health Research in Low-income Communities in South Africa. Emory University. Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Atlanta, GA. Spring 2016

Feminist Techno-Futures in South Africa. Emory University. Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Atlanta, GA. Fall 2015

Participatory Action Research: Reflections on 5 years of research in Cape Town, South Africa. Agnes Scott College. Women’s Studies Program, Atlanta, GA. Fall 2015

The Gender Binary: Myth or Mechanism? Inter/national/disciplinary/sex perspectives. John Marshall Law School. Law and Ethics of Intersex: Continuing Legal Education Program, Atlanta, GA. March 2014

Gender Mainstreaming for Public Mental Health. Program for Improving Mental Health Care (PRIME) & The Alan J Flisher Center for Public Mental Health Capacity Building Workshop for Country Project Primary Investigators and Researchers, Ethiopia April 2013 

Maternal mental health and HIV: Implications for zero-transmission. Treatment Action Campaign. Annual General Meeting, South Africa March 2013

Research Ethics in Vulnerable Communities. Fordham University. Department of Sociology, New York, NY December 2012

The gendered politics of HIV/AIDS. University of Cape Town. African Gender Institute October 2011

Towards HIV/AIDS mitigation through maternal mental health care. Sensitive Midwifery Symposium. South Africa June, 2011

Translational Research: Caring for maternity staff toward mental health promotion in Cape Town. Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, University of Cape Town. South Africa September 2011

Mental health considerations for women living in extreme adversity: the experience of the Perinatal Mental Health Project. National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW) New York, NY July 2011

Structural violence and mental health: the case of pregnant refugee women. School of Public Health & Family Medicine, University of Cape Town. South Africa May 2011

The ‘secret history’ method: Evaluation of a participative training method for maternal mental health promotion among nurses and midwives. Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Cape Town. South Africa November 2010

Community Care Workers: Changing the face of primary health care. Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA) Consultative Forum. South Africa May 2010

Caring from the Margins: The Invisible Labor at the Heart of South Africa’s HIV/AIDS Policy. World Bank, Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund. University of Cape Town February 2010