Friday, October 6, 2023

Hillman Hall, Danforth Campus

We are excited to embrace the transformative power of creative ideas and collaborative approaches in addressing global challenges. As part of the McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium, esteemed scholars and change-makers come together to explore innovative strategies that drive positive social change. From grassroots initiatives to large-scale transformations, we uncover how social innovation can reshape our world for the better.

Plenary SessionSocial InnovationLocation
12:15 – 1:30pmLunchHolmes Lounge
1:30 – 4:00pm
Shanti Parikh, Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis


Say No to Stigma: Pilot testing the impact of visuals designed to reduce mental health stigma among primary school students in Uganda
Ozge Sensoy Behar, Penina Acayo Laker and Proscovia Nabunya
Washington University in St. Louis

Child Development Accounts: Policy Innovation from the U.S. to Israel
Michal Grinstein-Weiss
and Ray Boshara, Washington University in St. Louis

Developing a protocol for virtual delivery of a transdiagnostic mental health intervention among Afghan refugees and asylum seekers in Turkey
Mitra Naseh, Washington University in St. Louis
Yasemin Sohtorik İlkmen, Bogazici University
Ceren Acartürk, Koc University

Determining relationships between COVID-19 and intimate partner violence: A mixed methods study in St. Louis, Uganda, and Chile
Kim Thuy Seelinger
, Washington University in St. Louis
Pamela Ana Eguiguren Bravo, University of Chile

Child Development Accounts: Social Innovation for Global Impact
Li Zou
, Washington University in St. Louis
Jin Huang, St. Louis University

Clark-Fox Forum
4:00- 4:05pmClosing Remarks
Laura Benoist, Director, McDonnell International Scholars Academy
Clark-Fox Forum
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Global Research Symposium Workshops: Social Innovation

No workshops have been scheduled for this thematic area.