ICHAD and SMART Africa Speaker Series
ICHAD and SMART Africa launched a monthly Speaker Series at the Brown School on September 5th, 2018. These speaker series events are open to the public and focus on showcasing the global research on the well-being of children, adolescents, and families.
Past Speaker Series Presenters
On September 5, 2018 the assistant commissioner of private schools in Uganda, George Muteekanga, presented at Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. His presentation focused on educational opportunities in Uganda, that can be created through university partnerships.
Dr. Sanghmitra Gautam
On September 25, 2018 Assistant Professor, Sanghmitra Gautam from the Economics Department, presented at Brown School at Washington Universty in St. Louis. Her presentation took an in-depth look at the adoption of sanitation in India and externalities and borrowing constraints involved.
Dr. James Mugisha
On October 2nd, 2018 ICHAD and SMART Africa affiliate, Dr. James Mugisha presented at Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. His presentation explored indigenous community systems and how they could effectively bridge the treatment gap for common mental illness in post-conflict areas in Africa. He also presented the findings from his Wayo-Nero (Aunt-Uncle) study in post-conflict northern Uganda.