Consortium: Liberty, Fertility, and the Pursuit of High-Tech Babies

Presented by the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science, and Health Policy.  

Wednesday, October 16th, 3:30-4:30pm

Alumni Reception Center (2nd floor)

200 McAllister Street, UC Hastings College of the Law

About the Event:

Award-winning writer and author Miriam Zoll will be speaking about her new expose, Cracked Open: Liberty, Fertility and the Pursuit of High-Tech Babies (Interlink - June 2013). Her presentation will address the myriad of personal, bioethical, women's health and human rights concerns associated with reproductive technologies in the U.S. and abroad. 

Snacks will be provided so please RSVP here by Monday, October 14th. 
 
About the Speaker
Miriam Zoll is an award-winning author of the new memoir/expose, Cracked Open: Liberty, Fertility and the Pursuit of High-Tech Babies (Interlink-June 2013). She is a writer, educator and advocate with more than two decades of experience in the reproductive health and international public policy arena.  The founding co-producer of the Ms. Foundation for Women's original "Take Our Daughters To Work Day", she is a current member of the boards of Our Bodies Ourselves and Voice Male Magazine. A 2005 MIT Research Fellow, she has worked for such global institutions as the United Nations, the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Planned Parenthood, Gay Men's Health Crisis and the International Women's Health Coalition. Her writing has been published by the New York Times, the Atlantic, Slate, the Boston Globe, the Christian Science Monitor, and the Royal Tropical Institute, among other venues.  For more information go to: www.miriamzoll.net 

For this event, we will be offering both CME and CLE credits.