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Panel for Young Women on Reproductive Health

Panel for Young Women on Reproductive Health

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  • + I Got This –Young Women’s Guide to the GYNPanel for the Black Girl Project Sisterhood Summit 2012 Curated by Latressa Fulton
  • + ‘I Got This!” – Young Women’s Guide to the GYN  Sisterhood Summit  Overview of Panel  Panelists  Questions asked  Take aways  Stats/why is this important  My bio
  • + The Black Girl Project: Sisterhood Summit  The Black Girl Project:  The Sisterhood Summit: BGP’s annual Sisterhood Summit is situated in BGP’s mission to empower young women and girls to navigate the challenging social issues they are faced with around sex, sexuality, and gender by providing a safe environment for them to connect and collaborate with peers, investigate, innovate and explore; in order to educate themselves, educate others, and take action.
  • + Session Description ‘I got this’ – Young Women’s Guide to the GYN  This panel will address reproductive health and rights for young women who are transitioning from adolescents to adults. Some of the topics to cover are basic reproductive concerns for young women, concrete overview of a basic gynecological exam and tests that should be preformed at this exam. Expert panelists will address current trends affecting our black girls and women. A major area to be discussed is how the current laws in healthcare affect the quality of healthcare for young women in America. Most importantly, tips on navigating this process of achieving proper gynecological care. This panel would include a wide range of advocates, health practitioners, and policy makers.  This panel for the Sisterhood Summit is intended to focus on GYN visits, the effects of new healthcare reform and proper navigation for young women.
  • + Panel Composition  The panel:  Dr. Juliet Nevins, - Medical professional specializing in Gynecology  Carmina Bernardo - Planned Parenthood NYC professional - Public Health Professional well versed on Health Reform Law (NYC)  Jasmin Burnett - Domestic Human Rights Consultant invested in Strengthening Solutions & Sustainability for Social Justice.  Abeo Richards - Young Speaker, Advocate from HEAT & YWCHAC
  • + Screen shot of program THE BLACK GIRL PROJECT SISTERHOOD SUMMIT 2012 PYT: PLEASURE, YOUTH+ TRANSFORMATION
  • + Latressa Fulton, MPH Latressa M. Fulton is a highly dedicated and passionate professional with a solid background in public health and research in the biological sciences. She has over 10 years of experience in program administration with skills in compliance, marketing, sales, sponsorship and special event logistics, fundraising, and advocacy for issues of diversity and healthcare. Ms. Fulton obtained her Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Management from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. She’s worked with philanthropic institutions such as American Red Cross, Clinton Global Initiative, Ford Foundation, Harlem Health Promotion Center, American Heart Association and Magic Johnson Foundation to name a few. With project management and communications expertise, Ms. Fulton has the ability to implement comprehensive initiatives for various brands and community partners. Presently she is an active Board member for H.E.A.L.T.H for Youths (health4youths.org) and recently served on the Grant Advisory Committee of the New York Women’s Foundation. Ms. Fulton is a woman with roots in New York shaped by expansive travel throughout the continents, commitment to family and bonded by lasting friendships.
  • + Resources  http://sisterhoodsummit.blackgirlproject.org
  • Contact me Latressa Fulton MPH latressa@gmail.com