Dr. Meleis is counsel general emerita of ICOWHI and the International Council of Nurses Global Ambassador for the Girl Child
. With a career dedicated to the health of women and girls, Dr. Meleis has created international academic partnerships, developing relationships with the United Nations and other international organizations dedicated to equity and well-being. In 2011, Dr. Meleis published Women’s Health and the World’s Cities
with Dr. Eugenie L. Birch
of Penn Design and Dr. Susan M. Wachter
of the Wharton School.