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Rondon Project: Strengthening Leadership and Social Accountability in the Brazilian Amazon

November 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Global Health Interest Group at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is hosting a virtual lecture at 12 p.m. on Friday, November 5, 2021.

“Rondon Project: Strengthening Leadership and Social Accountability in the Brazilian Amazon”

Presented by Mara Rúbia A A de Lima – Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the medical school’s Office of Global Health

Objectives:

• To share the history of the Rondon Project, a 50-year-old community service project designed for higher education students
• To discuss the impact of this UN 2030 Agenda-aligned project on health, education, culture, and human rights in low-resource settings
• To reflect about the lessons learned by the Rondonistas from Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre, Brazil, and about the program’s sustainability

Fulbright Visiting Scholar Mara Rúbia A A de Lima is a professor at Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre, Brazil. She also is a TEDx speaker on the Brazilian Rondon Project; director of youth services, Rotary Porto Alegre Gloria-Teresópolis, District 4680; and regional director for South America, Welcome Clubs International, an organization in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council since 2020.

Online via Zoom

Free and open to the Rutgers community. Click here to join via Zoom (meeting ID: 953 9132 4031; passcode: 810798). For more information, contact Bhargav Vemulapalli at bvv2@rwjms.rutgers.edu.

Details

Date:
November 5, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Venue

Online via Zoom

Organizer

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Website:
http://rwjms.rutgers.edu