Activism, Leadership & Health Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Peter Staley was diagnosed with AIDS-related complex in 1985 while working as a bond trader at JP Morgan on Wall Street. He joined ACT UP New York shortly after its founding in 1987, and chaired its fundraising committee for three years. In 1988, he left his Wall Street job to become a full-time AIDS activist, joining ACT UP’s Treatment & Data Committee (T&D). In 1989, Staley led ACT UP’s campaign to force … Continue reading “Peter Staley, AIDS and LGBT rights activist; founder of the Treatment Action Group and AIDSmeds.com”
Leadership to Impact Today’s Global Challenges Thursday, April 21, 2016 Helene D. Gayle is CEO of McKinsey Social Initiative, a nonprofit organization that implements programs that bring together varied stakeholders to address complex global social challenges. As the inaugural CEO, Dr. Gayle is setting direction and building the organization. Previously, Dr. Gayle was president and CEO of CARE USA, a leading international humanitarian organization with approximately 10,000 staff whose poverty fighting programs reached over 97 million people in 87 countries. … Continue reading “Helene Gayle, CEO, McKinsey Social Initiative”
Leadership in Fighting HIV/AIDS in Guyana Thursday, January 22, 2015 Dr. Leslie Ramsammy has served as Minister of Agriculture for Guyana since 2011. Previously, he was Minister of Health from 2001 to 2011, where he worked extensively in reducing deaths and infections in Guyana from HIV/AIDS. His broad public health stewardship saw him elected Chair of The Global Fund board for Affordable Medicines for Malaria, a position that he currently holds. Dr. Ramsammy has also served as President of the 61st World … Continue reading “Leslie Ramsammy, Minister of Agriculture for Guyana”
Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed issues including how scientists and researchers can work with the media, and how as a government official, decisions can be made when there is disagreement with a government policy.
Gabriel Jaramillo, who lead the broad transformation of The Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, discusses critical aspects of organizational change from his expertise in banking and how he transferred those skills to global health. This session is entitled “If It Works – Fix It: Leading Transformation at The Global Fund.”