Conceiving Equity, featuring the 9th annual Roe v. Wade lecture, by Dr. Diana Greene Foster
Thursday, January 21, 2021, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online via Zoom | Register here
6:00 - 6:30 pm: A question and answer session with Newcomb Institute’s Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health Interns about their digital presentations.
6:30 - 7:30 pm: Diana Greene Foster, PhD, will deliver the 9th annual Roe v. Wade lecture: “Consequences of receiving versus being denied a wanted abortion in the United States”
Diana Greene Foster, PhD, is a professor at the University of California, San Francisco in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. She is also Director of Research at the UCSF program ANSIRH. She is a demographer who uses quantitative models and analyses to evaluate the effectiveness of family planning policies and the effect of unwanted pregnancy on women’s lives. She led the Turnaway Study, a nationwide longitudinal prospective study of the health and well-being of women who seek abortion including both women who do and do not receive the abortion. She is currently collaborating with scientists on a Turnaway Study in Nepal. Dr. Foster received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, her MA and PhD in Demography and Public Policy from Princeton University.
This event and the Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health Internship program are supported by Newcomb Institute’s Richard and Donna Esteves Fund for Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health.