MPWC Biannual Keynote Lecture and Reception
“Mac n’ Cheese, Doulas and Steel Drums: Racial Equity in Health Communications”
Guest Speaker: Erin Murphy, Health-Equity and Anti-Racist Communications Specialist from Children’s Hospital in Seattle, WA.
Learn how to reframe narratives by exploring three frameworks that embrace more equitable communications. Hear stories that highlight health examples, from medical research, the pandemic response and more. You’ll have an opportunity to apply learnings and come away with skills that help disrupt and shift harmful patterns that commonly surface in messaging. Refreshments will be served.
Currently a Senior Communications Specialist at Seattle Children’s, Erin Murphy focuses on health equity and anti-racism communications. With a background in nonprofit and local government, Erin realized early on in her policy advocacy career that success largely relied upon effective communications. She never looked back. Based in Seattle, her communications experience encompasses public health, crisis situations, housing/homelessness and anti-trafficking. Erin holds dual Master’s degrees in Public Administration and International Studies from the University of Washington.