Conversations with Honored Guests, 2009

Margaret A. Bangser 81

“The Right to Be Safe: Fistula, Maternal Health and Health Equity in Tanzania.” A talk by Margaret A. Bangser ’81, founder and former director of the nonprofit Women’s Dignity.

2009 Honorands

Henry A. Freedman ’62

Executive Director of the National Center for Law and Economic Justice

“Reflections on a Lifetime of Lawyering for Economic Justice.”

Robert H. Brown Jr. ’69

Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Day Neuromuscular Research Laboratory and Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital

“Searching the Globe for Disease Genes.”

Sir Brian Urquhart

Former undersecretary-general of the United Nations

“Whose Century Is It?”

Saraswathi Vedam ’78

Professor and Director of the University of British Columbia’s Division of Midwifery

‘Fear, Fiction and Fact: Should You Be Afraid of Pregnancy?’


Geoffrey Canada

President and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone

“A Community-Based Model for Saving Children”

Mohamed ElBaradei

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency

“The World Today: A Recipe to Save Ourselves”

Shirley M. Tilghman

President of Princeton University

“The Public Good of Private Colleges and Universities”

2008 Honorands