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Women's Health, Gender, and Empowerment

Women's Health & Empowerment organization


Ndola Prata, MD

UC Berkeley

Deputy Directors

Maureen Ries, MD

UC Irvine

Ushma Upadhyay,

UC San Francisco

Jennifer Wagman

UC San Diego

Please note: Funding awarded to the COE on Women's Health, Gender & Empowerment is a renewal of the existing COE previously named Women's Health & Empowerment which was co-directed by Dr. Paula Tavrow (UCLA) and Dr. Craig Cohen (UCSF)

A Twenty-First-Century Agenda

  • What is women's empowerment, and how and why does it matter for women's health? These are questions that the University of California Global Health Institute's (UCGHI) Center of Expertise (COE) on Womens Health, Gender, and Empowerment aimed to answer with this new book published by UC Press.
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