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Upcoming Events & Announcements

2015-2016 Events

Event Date Time Place Speaker

Global Health Lecture Series:
An Overview of the Health Care System in Jamaica.

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September 18, 2015 Noon Academic Classroom Building 110, HSC Dr. Leila McWhinney-Dehaney

Global Perspectives in Film Series:
The Right to Heal

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September 24, 2015 Noon  Academic Classroom Building 240, HSC TBA
Gender and Gender Identity Colloquium October 23, 2015 1 p.m. Red Raider Lounge, SUB Blaine Bookey, co-chair, Board of Directors of Madre International

Annual Conference on the Advancement of Women

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April 15, 2016 1:00 p.m. Matador Room, SUB Director of the Peace Corps, Carrie Hessler-Radelet

Blaine Bookey, Co-Legal Director


Blaine is involved in many aspects of the Center's work including appellate litigation, international human rights, and research and policy analysis. In addition, Blaine is an Adjunct Professor at UC Hastings and is Co-Chair of the Board of Directors for the international women's rights organization MADRE. Prior to joining CGRS, Blaine served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dolores K. Sloviter, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and as a fellow with the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti/Bureau des Avocats Internationaux in Port au Prince. She is a graduate of Hastings, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the International and Comparative Law Review and Judicial Extern at the Executive Office for Immigration Review. She also holds an undergraduate degree in Social Policy and Gender Studies from Northwestern University. Blaine speaks Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French.

Peace Corps Prep