Non-Discrimination Statement


The Global Network for Academic Public Health (GNAPH) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or gender identify.

GNAPH will provide services as needed and appropriate to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters
  • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)

GNAPH will provide free language services as needed and appropriate to people whose primary language is not English, such as:

  • Qualified interpreters
  • Information written in other languages

If you believe that GNAPH has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or gender identify, you can file a grievance with the GNAPH Non-Discrimination Coordinator:

Dorothy Biberman
Director of Global Engagement and Executive Initiatives
1615 L Street NW, Suite 510, Washington, DC 20036

You can file a grievance in person or by mail or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Dorothy Biberman is available to help you.


  • Grievances must be submitted to the GNAPH Non-Discrimination Coordinator within sixty (60) days of the date the person filing the grievance becomes aware of the alleged discriminatory action.
  • A complaint must be in writing, containing the name and address of the person filing it. The complaint must state the problem or action alleged to be discriminatory and the remedy or relief sought.
  • The GNAPH Non-Discrimination Coordinator shall conduct an investigation of the complaint. This investigation may be informal, but it will be thorough, affording all interested persons an opportunity to submit evidence relevant to the complaint. The GNAPH Non-Discrimination Coordinator will maintain the files and records relating to such grievances. To the extent possible, and in accordance with applicable law, the GNAPH Non-Discrimination Coordinator will take appropriate steps to preserve the confidentiality of files and records relating to grievances and will share them only with those who have a need to know.
  • The GNAPH Non-Discrimination Coordinator will issue a written decision on the grievance, based on a preponderance of the evidence, no later than sixty (60) days after its filing, including a notice to the complainant of their right to pursue further administrative or legal remedies.