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What the Eyes Don't See: Stories From the Front Lines of the Flint Water Crisis

Date & Time

Thursday, November 17, 2022, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.


Lectures & Speakers


College Avenue Student Center

126 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ, 08901


Presented by the Institute for Women's Leadership, Rutgers Global, and the Innovation, Design, and Entrepreneurship Academy (IDEA)

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Pediatrician, scientist, activist, and author, 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 a conversation with Dr. Hanna-Attisha and 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.

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