GillingsX is an annual event hosted by the Student Global Health Committee where Gillings students make 10-15 minute TEDx-style presentations to highlight inspiring projects, findings, and experiences they have had advancing global health. Applications are open to Gillings School undergraduate, graduate, dual degree, and postdoctoral students enrolled in any degree program or who work with the Gillings School. Students selected to present receive access to support and coaching to frame compelling stories and develop exciting presentations.
This year’s speakers:
-Amy Kryston, MPH candidate, Global Health, “Climate change, environmental justice, and public health from North Carolina to Bangladesh”
-Abby Nelson, MPH candidate, Global Health, “Climate change and the forced relocation of Newtok: the process of moving a small village 6 miles upriver”
-Alaa Hammouda, MPH candidate, Global Health, “Women’s life in conflict zones”