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3 International Development Seminars by GHD Adjunct Professor Gary Newton

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Gary Newton teaches a course on vulnerable children at the Global Human Development Program. He is Director of Policy at Whole Child International, an LA-based NGO that focuses on improving care for disadvantaged children in Central America. Gary serves on the Advisory Council of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute and is on the board of Columbia University's school of public health alumni association. He served as a Foreign Service Officer with USAID for 25 years, including 16 years in Africa. His positions included USAID Director in Namibia and U.S. Government Special Advisor for Orphans and Vulnerable Children. Prior to the Foreign Service, Gary was a Peace Corps volunteer in Niger and worked for EngenderHealth in Bangladesh. Following the Foreign Service he worked for Save the Children.

1. Planning a Career in Global Human Development? Discussion about decision trees, CVs, employer's needs,
mentors, detours, and dumb luck. 11/9 12:30-1:45pm in McGhee Library (lunch provided).

2. Lessons from the Early Response to HIV/AIDS: Takeaways relevant to today's global human development challenges. 11/16 2:00-3:15pm in ICC 117.

3. Children are Universally Proclaimed to be Society's Hope, Promise, and Future: Why don't we treat them that way? Policy challenges to meeting the needs and rights of poor and vulnerable children. 11/30 12:30-1:45pm in ICC 141 (lunch provided).


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