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July 2021

Upcoming Events

Career Breaks and How to Bounce Back

IODA is honored to co-host a free virtual symposium with the British Orthopaedic Association & Women in Orthopaedics Worldwide (WOW).

When: Friday 24 September 2021


  • Kristy Weber (Immediate Past President AAOS, President IODA) 

  • Camila De Mattos (Co-Chair WOW)


Keynote Speaker:                   

  • Deborah Eastwood (President-Elect BOA) – A return-to-work program for orthopaedics  

  • Zoe Little (UK) – Returning to work from parental leave                

  • Udo Anyaegie (Nigeria) – Returning to work from parental & research leave        

  • Olof Linden (Sweden) – Returning to work after a health issue              

  • Scarlett McNally (UK)


More details coming soon.

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Upcoming Events

Ladies in Orthopaedics New Zealand (LIONZ) event


When: Saturday 30 October 2021

Venue: Wellington, New Zealand

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr Jennifer Green – International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance Founding Member and AOA Orthopaedic Women's Link Immediate Past Chair.

  • Dr Jennifer Weiss - Assistant Chief of Orthopaedics at Los Angeles Medical Centre, Kaiser Permanente.

  • Ruth Robertson – Founder & Director of Executive Strength. Ru

  • Jess Stuart -  Jess helps high achievers build confidence, self-awareness & resilience.

  • Dr Ayesha Verrall – Ayesha is the Minister for Food Safety, Minister for Seniors plus Associate Minister of Health and Associate Minister of Research, Science and Innovation.


More information: NZOA website.

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