How football moved the goalposts for girls in rural India.
UBC Postdoc Lyndsay Hayhurst, Liu Institute for Global Issues
An NGO in one of India’s poorest states is helping to combat early marriage and to raise girls’ confidence, aspirations and school attendance through sport.
Lisa Genova is a wildly successful author whose first book, Still Alice, was recently adapted into an Oscar-winning film. While Genova was penning her third novel, Inside The O’Briens, she relied on the knowledge of UBC postdoctoral researcher Alicia Semaka to bring a story about Huntington’s disease to life. Semaka shares the story of how she ended up with an acknowledgement in a bestselling author’s book.
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