Meghan Markle Says Denying Education To Girls Is ‘Robbing’ Society Of Cultural Richness

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  • Meghan Markle says educating girls opens the door for “societal success”
  • Markle and Prince Harry joined Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai for a video call on International Day of the Girl Child
  • Prince Harry shared that educating young girls can also help address climate change

Meghan Markle recently delivered an important message, saying that denying education to girls is like “robbing” the society of its cultural richness.

Markle and husband Prince Harry recently joined Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on a video call and discussed how education plays an important role in the lives of young girls on International Day of the Girl Child, which was observed Sunday.

“When young girls have access to education, everyone wins and everyone succeeds. It just opens the door for societal success at the highest level. It’s not just robbing society of the cultural richness that comes with educating young

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Graduate student receives Society for Public Health Education/CDC fellowship – News

A College of Arts and Sciences graduate student has been selected for a 2020-2021 fellowship with the Society for Public Health Education.  

Albright2Photo credit: Karan PatelGrace Albright, a University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences graduate student, has received a fellowship in injury prevention with the Society for Public Health Education and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  

The fellowship is designed to support the training of a new generation of public health researchers and practitioners who work in behavioral sciences.  

Albright is a graduate student in the Developmental Psychology Program and conducts research in the UAB Translational Research for Injury Prevention Lab under her mentor, Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D.

“This fellowship provides me the opportunity to pursue research with implications for teen driver safety in a new age of technology,” Albright said. “I am excited to explore how teens are taught to interact with advanced driver

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