FREE LECTURE: Failing the Future - Childhood in an Unequal World by Professor Kate Pickett

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This is the second annual Richard Wilkinson Lecture delivered in partnership with UCL and will be delivered by Professor Kate Pickett. Entitled "Failing the Future: Childhood in an Unequal World" this will be an unmissable event for those interested in understanding the effects of inequality on children and, by definition, on all of our futures.

                                                   Portrait of Professor Kate Pickett

We are delighted that Professor Kate Pickett, co-author of The Spirit Level and The Inner Level, one of our co-founders, Trustee and world-renowned inequality expert will be delivering our second annual Richard Wilkinson Lecture. 

Professor Pickett will draw on her extensive work on child wellbeing and inequality, to bring us "Failing the Future: Childhood in an Unequal World".

This public lecture is free for anyone to attend and light refreshments will be provided. The lecture will be held at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute for Child Health in association with UCL's Faculty of Population Health Sciences.

Please note: We will be asking for contributions for our online fundraising appeal during the week of the lecture, books will be on sale during the event and we will appreciate any donations on the night. Thank you.


Biographical note:

Kate trained in biological anthropology at Cambridge, nutritional sciences at Cornell University and epidemiology at UC-Berkeley. She is currently Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences at York University, and the University's Research Champion for Justice and Equality.  Kate was an UK NIHR Career Scientist from 2007-12, is a Fellow of the RSA and a Fellow of the UK Faculty of Public Health. She is co-author, with Richard Wilkinson, of The Spirit Level chosen as one of the Top Ten Books of the Decade by the New Statesman, winner of Publication of the Year by the Political Studies Association and translated into 23 languages. 

November 29th, 2018 6:00 PM   through   9:00 PM
UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
London, WC1N 1EH
United Kingdom

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