This lecture is FREE, registration is required.
Dr. Samantha Nutt - two time graduate of McMaster University (’91 & ‘94) is an award-winning humanitarian, bestselling author, acclaimed public speaker. A medical doctor and the founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA, Dr. Nutt has worked with children and their families at the front line of many of the world’s major crises – from Iraq to Afghanistan, Somalia to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Sierra Leone to Darfur, Sudan. With a career that has spanned more than two decades and dozens of conflict zones, her international work has benefited millions of war-affected children globally
Dr. Nutt is a respected authority on the civilian impact of war, international aid and foreign policy. She is a regular panelist on CBC’s flagship news program, The National, and her written work has appeared in numerous publications in Canada and the USA. Dr. Nutt’s critically-acclaimed book, Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid, was a #1 bestseller. She has spoken at TED Talks Live: War & Peace in New York, and her talk on the deadly impact of small arms is featured on TED.com with over a million views. Dr. Nutt is a recipient of the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civilian honour. She is a staff physician at Women's College Hospital in Toronto and an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
Doors Open: 4:30 p.m.
Talk Begins: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Concert Hall, L.R. Wilson Hall, McMaster University
Lecture is FREE, registration is required.