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 Getting AIDS on the World Bank Agenda Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Dr. Debrework Zewdie, an Ethiopian national, has led strategy, policy implementation, and management of development programs at country, regional, and global levels for international bodies such as the World Bank and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. She conceptualized and managed the groundbreaking US$1 billion Multi-country HIV/AIDS Program that changed the AIDS funding landscape and pioneered the large-scale multi-sectorial response with direct financing to civil … Continue reading “Debrework Zewdie, Former Director of the World Bank Global AIDS Program, and Deputy Executive Director and COO of the Global Fund”
Paul Farmer on Leadership in Public Health for the Poor Medical anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to improving health care for the world’s poorest people. He chairs the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine and is a founding director of Partners In Health (PIH), an international non-profit organization that since 1987 has provided direct health care services and undertaken research and advocacy activities on behalf of those who are sick and living in poverty. He … Continue reading “Paul Farmer, Chief Strategist and Co-Founder, Partners In Health”
Lois Gibbs, Executive Director of the Center for Health, Environment and Justice, a leader in the grassroots environmental health movement, spoke on The Love Canal Story of Leadership, and her journey to becoming an “accidental leader.”
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.”
Ron Pollack spoke on developing leadership in consumer health care, discussing the politics of the ACA and other critical health care legislation, social and distributive justice, and critical skills for careers in advocacy.
Ambassador Angelopoulos discussed leading the 2004 Olympic Games, challenges posed to women in leadership roles, and building an attitude of volunteerism in Greece.
Mr. Alexander discussed leadership in finding a common ground, common language, and common thinking as he transitioned from the world of business to the world of public health.
In this thoughtful discussion, Dr. Fineberg shares reflections on recognizing one’s own bias in decision making and the importance of understanding others’ perspectives while leading.
Dr. Berwick discusses his leadership role in the development of modern medical care over the last four decades.