Distinguished Speaker Series - Samantha Nutt


Social Responsibility: Acting Upon our Responsibilities as Citizens

Founder and Executive Director of War Child Canada, Samantha Nutt is a medical doctor with more than 10 years of experience working in war zones. She has helped children in some of the world's most violent flashpoints, working with War Child Canada, the United Nations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

A specialist in Maternal and Child Health in zones of armed conflict, Family Medicine, Public Health, Refugee Health and Women's Health, Sam is also on staff at Sunnybrook and Women's Health Science Centre and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Chosen by Maclean's Magazine for their annual Honour Roll as one of "12 Canadians making a difference," she has received numerous humanitarian awards for her work in support of war-affected children.

Date: Monday, Jan. 28, 2008
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Rotary Centre for the Arts -- 421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna, BC

War Child Canada

War Child Canada provides urgently needed humanitarian assistance to war-affected children around the world. War Child Canada helps generate awareness, support and advocacy for children's rights everywhere.

  • Visit the War Child Canada website here.

You can also view video excerpts of similar presentations to Dr. Nutt's Distinguished Speaker Series Jan. 28 lecture on the speakers' spotlight website:

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