Global Challenges and Young Scientists’ Collaboration (GCYS)



May 12th, 2021 (Zoom)

19.15 h – 20.15 h.  Shelby Bourgault: COVID-19 and the Indirect Health Impacts for Women and Girls”

Shelby Bourgault, MSc in Gender, Development & Globalization by the London School of Economics, is a research assistant with the Gender and Development program at the Center for Global Development in Washington D.C.  She previously worked at the International Center for Research on Women as a program associate, where she gained experience and specialized in gender equity, economic empowerment and livelihoods issues.

In this webinar, Shelby Bourgault will give us an insight into the indirect effects COVID-19 has had on women and girls’ health.


March 11th, 2021 (zoom)

19.15 h – 20.00 h. “Global change, emergence and spread of infectious diseases”
Prof. Dr. Dolores Bargues: “Snail-borne trematodiases”

Dr. Dolores Bargues, PhD and Professor of Parasitology at the University of Valencia, is the first female President of Sociedad Española de Medicina Tropical y Salud Internacional (SEMTSI) and the Subdirector of the WHO Collaborating Center on Fasciolasis and Its Snail Vectors. She is also Subdirector of the FAO-United Nations Reference Center for Parasitology.

Dr. Dolores Bargues has dedicated great part of her career to research of vector-borne diseases such as Fasciolosis, Malaria, Leishmaniasis or Chagas disease.

In this webinar, Dr. Dolores Bargues will explain how the emergence of snail-borne tropical diseases can impact our society not only health-wise, but economically and socially as well.


Location: University of Navarra
(Pamplona Campus)
Calle Irunlarrea, s/n