Speaking Events

May 25 2019:             4th Annual Take Back The Power. Freetown, Sierra Leone

April 27 2019:           The Institute for Clinical Social Work (ICSW) Spring Conference – Making Connections: Women, Global Violence, and the Refugee Experience. Chicago, IL.

April 24-26 2019:   21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Washington, DC.

Nov 2 2018:                Virginia association for School Nurses – The Role of the School Nurse in FGM. Norfolk, VA

Sep 2018:                      Keynote Speaker – (FGM). Augusta, Maine

August 2018:             Montgomery County Police – Training on FGM

July 2 2018:                 National Association of School Nurses – The Role of the School Nurse in FGM. Baltimore, MD

May 26 2018:             3rd Annual Take Back The Power workshop. Freetown, Sierra Leone

May 16 2018:             IHRU Conference (FBI ICE) – Laughing through her pain. FGM. Tysons Corner, VA

April 12 2018:            Keynote Speaker (Surviving FGM) – Penn State’s Dickinson Law. Carlisle, Pennsylvania

March 8 2018:           What medical providers need to know on FGM – (panelist) Roundtable Discussion. DOJ/HHS. Washington, DC

Feb 26 2018:              “FGM in Maine” – Testify in Maine’s State House in favor of FGM Bill LD 1419

Feb 6 2018:                  Zero Tolerance for FGM. Press Conference – “FGM in Manie” with Rep. Heather Sirocki and Governor LePage. Augusta, Maine

Jan 22 2018:                Press Conference – FGM in Pennsylvania. With Rep. Tom Murt

Oct 21 2017:               4th Annual walk to end FGM – undergoing clitoral reconstruction surgery. Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation. Washington, DC.

Oct 20 2017:            Understanding FGM/C in the US: Hope, Care & Prevention – Panel discussion. The George Washington University. Milken Institute School of Public Health. Washington, DC.