Belly Woman: Birth, Blood & Ebola

Author discussion with Q&A

Northern Ireland Science Festival, February 2023

Belly Woman: Birth, Blood and Ebola The Untold Story

What happens to pregnant women when a humanitarian catastrophe strikes?

London School of Economics and Political Science, 2023

An author’s guide to working with literary agents. London, 2022

London meeting of The Society Of Authors, presenting and leading discussion on learning from work with literary agent and the path to publication.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Considerations in Outbreak Response, Bangkok 2019

World Health Organisation’s Global Meeting for the Emergency Medical Team Initiative. Speaker and panellist alongside representatives of the Red Cross (IFRC), Samaritan’s Purse and PHE Rapid Response Team discussing standards of care during disease outbreaks.

Challenges in Changing Policy and Procedure Affecting Global Maternal Health, London 2019

Panel discussion and presentation focussing on field experience challenges implementing reproductive and maternal health programs. Open event at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

“Because today needs her: MSF’s work in women’s health”, Royal Society of Medicine, London

Presentation and panellist discussing challenges of providing maternal and reproductive healthcare in conflict settings. Chaired by Channel 4’s Lindsey Hilsum.

World Extreme Medicine Explo 2018, Edinburgh

Interactive workshop with Dr Pippa Letchworth on providing non-specialist maternal, reproductive and sexual healthcare in the humanitarian setting.

B!RTH Plays and Discussion, Wellcome Collection, London 2018

Panel member for discussion and debate following performance of the “B!RTH” plays – a collaborative project of LSTM/Royal Exchange Theatre/The Oglesby Charitable Trust.

Global Anaesthesia, Surgery & Obstetric Collaboration, Oxford, 2018

Speaking at GASOC annual conference alongside experienced colleagues on providing humanitarian assistance and how to begin getting involved.

Crisis: Contested Narratives, Interventions and Resistance, Bath, 2018

Joining an expert panel to analyse and discuss health emergencies. Part of a two day workshop exploring and criticising how we define, identify and respond to crises.

Surgical Training for Austere Environments (STAE), London, 2018

Faculty member and trainer in emergency obstetric and gynaecology training for surgeons of all disciplines planning on working in the humanitarian setting. Part of a 5 day course covering wide ranging surgical skills.