Apr 17, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to Apr 17, 2013, 10:30 a.m.
Sonia Shah to visit GateWay Community College
IE1302 - Copper Room
Sonia Shah is an investigative journalist and author of critically acclaimed, prize-winning books on science, human rights, and international politics.
A former writing fellow of the Nation Institute and the Puffin Foundation, Shah has been featured on current affairs shows around the United States, on outlets such as NPR as well as the BBC and Australia's Radio National. A frequent keynote speaker, Shah has lectured at universities and colleges across the country. Her writing on science, global health, and politics have appeared in a range of publications from "Wall Street Journal", "The New York Times", and "Le Monde Diplomatique" to "Scientific American" and "Foreign Affairs", and has been supported by The Nation Investigative Fund and the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting. Her television appearances include A&E and the BBC, and she's consulted on many documentary film projects, from the ABC to Channel 4 in the United Kingdom.
She will present on "The Body Hunters: Big Pharma's Quest for Miracle Drugs and Its Impact on the Health and Human Rights of the Poor", a conversation based on her book "The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World’s Poorest Patients" (New Press), April 17, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., in the Copper Room/IE1302.
The event is free and open to the community. No RSVP or tickets are necessary. For information about the event, contact Lauren Yena or at (602) 286-8731.
For more information on Sonia Shah, please visit http://soniashah.com/