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What the Eyes Don’t See: A Conversation with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

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Pediatrician, scientist, activist, and author, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and recognized as one of USA Today’s Women of the Century for her role in uncovering the Flint Michigan water crisis. An accomplished academic and an inspiring change-maker, she is a tenured professor and author of the widely acclaimed and New York Times 100 most notable book, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City.

Join the Institute for Women’s Leadership consortium, Rutgers Global, and the Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship Academy (IDEA) for the Anita Ashok Datar Lecture on Women’s Global Health featuring Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha in conversation with Mary E. O’Dowd, Executive Director of Health Systems and Population Health Integration at Rutgers Biological and Health Sciences. Dr. Hanna-Attisha will share her dramatic story of how she used science to prove that children were exposed to lead. Drawing on her research, she mounted a courageous public campaign and overcame a brutal backlash.


Thursday, November 17, 2022

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM


College Avenue Student Center, Multipurpose Room
126 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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