Where and when

Barbara Field, Senior Analyst in Business & Financial Services at UC San Diego, Regional Director of The Op Ed Project, and Mentor for The Afghan Women’s Writing Project, will present:

“Gaining Momentum...when you don't have a moment to spare.”

  • Date: Friday, March 8, 2013
  • Time: 2:00 p.m.
  • Location: Price Center Ballroom A


Barabar Field Bio

Barbara Field received her BA from Barnard College/Columbia University where she won the Lenore Marshall and Van Rensselaer Prizes for writing. She is a women’s empowerment leader, award-winning writer, editor, marketer, speaker and consultant.

Barbara was on staff at CBS (NY), Harcourt Brace Publishing, and Scripps Research Institute. She consulted for Macy’s, Jenny Craig, Microsoft and others. She published in newspapers, magazines and online (including Salon.com.) and was a contributing writer to MyHero.com, a global learning community that promotes peace and tolerance. Her novel, The Deeper, The Bluer, won a Writer’s Digest fiction award.

She is currently a UC San Diego Sr. Analyst, Op Ed Project Regional Director (women's thought leadership project featured by Katie Couric and The New York Times) and Afghan Women’s Writing Project mentor. She was an instructor for UC San Diego Extension and Whidbey Island Writers Conference. She presented at the Women Create Media inaugural conference and was the keynote speaker at the UC San Diego Women's Conference and Spirit of the Barrio corporate fundraiser. She lives in San Diego and her son attends Stanford University.


Dr. Anita Raj, Professor in the Division of Global Public Health, Department of Medicine, will present:

“The Movement to End Rape Post-Delhi - Public Health Perspectives and Solutions”

  • Date: Friday, March 8, 2013
  • Time: 2:30 p.m.
  • Location: Price Center Ballroom A


Barabar Field Bio

Dr. Anita Raj is a Professor of Global Public Health and Medicine at UC San Diego. Her research focuses on epidemiologic and intervention evaluation research on issues of girl child marriage, gender-based violence and sexual and reproductive health including HIV. She is currently working within the department of medicine at UC San Diego to create a new program on Gender Inequities and Global Public Health. She was also recently featured on Public Health Radio’s The World website speaking on the global movement for women’s safety since the Delhi rape protests. See:  http://www.theworld.org/2013/02/discussion-womens-safety/.