Later this month, Ashoka and the Maternal Health Task Force will host the Young Champions of Maternal Health Change Summit in Delhi, India. The Change Summit will take place between August 29th and September 6th—and is being held in conjunction with the Global Maternal Health Conference 2010.
The several-day event will bring together the Young Champions of Maternal Health (marking the beginning of their 9-month fellowships), the Changemakers prize winners, the Maternal Health Blog Contest winner, Ashoka Fellows, and numerous maternal health experts from around the world. The Young Champions will engage in a number of networking activities and training sessions.
- Training through case-studies in innovation and problem solving for maternal health
- Training in “Telling Your Story” with traditional and social media
- Networking lunch to introduce the Young Champions to leading experts in maternal health
- Site visit to local maternal health projects in nearby communities
The Young Champions will also be attending sessions at the Global Maternal Health Conference—as well as presenting on a panel at the conference where they will share their winning innovative ideas for improving maternal health in communities around the world. Their panel presentation will take place on August 31st from 15:30 to 17:15 (Delhi time) and will be live-streamed.
Stay tuned for blog posts from the Young Champions of Maternal Health as they embark on this journey to hone their skills in health innovation and develop the next generation of ideas for improving global maternal health!