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The Future of Global Health 2017 (TFGH17) Unconference

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

The Future of Global Health 2017 (TFGH17) Unconference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission Mar 1, 2017 $35.00 $2.92
GHC Member or GHFP-II Fellow Mar 1, 2017 $25.00 $2.37

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Hosted by Global Health Council and the Global Health Fellows Program II, The Future of Global Health is an event for global health unlike any other. It is a unique opportunity to step outside the usual panel discussion format and engage in meaningful conversation with peers and potential mentors.

The goal of TFGH17 is to foster connections and increase knowledge through conversations among new and established members of the global health community.

The breadth of sectors – private, non-profit, government, academic and donor – will be represented among the event’s discussion group leaders, mentors and attendees.

This unconference will feature small group discussions and one-on-one mentoring sessions with senior global health professionals. Learn more about TFGH here.


Community-led Technology Solutions to Health
Jamie Bay Nishi, Director, Global Health Technology Coalition (GHTC)

Youth-led Development Related to Global Health
Mary Kate Costello, Senior Policy Analyst & UN Representative, The Hunger Project
Dr. Jamechia Hoyle, Next Generation Global Health Security Network and Dr. Taylor Winkleman, Congressional Science Fellow, AVMA/AAAS

What Will it Take From a Global and Community Level to Have Universal Coverage?
Dr. Kate Tulenko, Vice President, Health Systems Innovation, IntraHealth International
Meredith Kimball, Program Director, Results for Development Institute

Latest Advocacy Tips and Tricks. What’s Next?
Lisa Bos, Director of Government Relations, World Vision

Global Health Security and Pandemic Preparedness: Achieving New Progress Through Private Sector Partnerships
George Dougherty, Director, Global Health Security, Health Industries Advisory practice, PwC and Diana Elkis, Director, Health Industry Advisory practice, International Health & Development group, PwC

The Private Sector
Susan Rae Ross, Senior Private Sector Partnership Advisor, USAID/GH/HIDN

Global Health Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned
Nellie Bristol, Senior Fellow, Global Health Policy Center, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Aaron Pied, Director of Operations, Realizing Global Health Inc.

The Global Spread of Superbugs: Causes, Challenges and Opportunities for Action
Jay Graham, Program Director, Public Health Institute

Drowning in Data – Next Generation Monitoring and Evaluation – Big Data Analytics and Data Visualization
Leeza Kondos, Data Scientist, USAID

The Business of Having a Global Health Career
David Godsted, Deputy Program Director, Global Health Fellows Program II/Public Health Institute
Elise Mann, Lead, Performance and Career Development, Global Health Fellows Program II/Public Health Institute

The Gender-equality Path to Health and Why it is so Hard to Make Lasting Change
Temitao Ifafore, USAID Health Workforce Technical Advisor, Global Health Fellows Program II/Public Health Institute
Dr. Kelly Thompson, Programming Specialist/Gender Advisor, Women in Global Health and Mehr Manzoor, Research Fellow, Women in Global Health and Fulbright Scholar & Doctoral Student, Tulane University

Global Health Workforce: Are We Failing at Diversity and Inclusion?
Dr. Shannon Marquez, Associate Vice Provost for Global Health, Drexel University
Stacy Terrell, Lead, Diversity & Communications, Global Health Fellows Program II/ Public Health Institute

Leadership Change: What Lies Ahead with a New U.S. President, UN Secretary General, and WHO Director General?
Holly Wong, Global Health Policy and Strategy Executive and (former) Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, US Department of Health and Human Services

Global Health Communication & Messaging
Lippi Doshi, Digital Communications Officer, PATH


Dr. Felice Apter
PhD, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Medical School

Vince Blaser
Director, Frontline Health Workers Coalition & Advocacy Advisor, IntraHealth International

Dr. Craig Burgess
Senior Technical Officer, JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc.

Nasserie Carew
Director of Global Communications & Office of Public Affairs, Broadcasting Board of Directors

Christine Yu-heng Fu
Senior Research and Evaluation Advisor, USAID

Angelina Gordon
Director, Communications, Outreach and Diversity, GHFP-II/PHI

Christine Jost
DVM, MA, USAID OFDA Senior Livestok Technical Advisor

Jennifer Kaindi
Lead, Recruitment at Global Health Fellows Program II, PHI

Dr. Rebecca Katz
Associate Professor of International Health; co-director Center for Global Health Science and Security, Georgetown University

Rebecca Kohler
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Development, IntraHealth International

Hon. Keith Martin
MD, PC, Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for Global Health

Jeff Meer
Executive Director, Handicap International

Judith Rowland
U.S. Policy & Advocacy Manager, Global Citizen 

Dr. Edmund Rutta
Senior TB Technical Advisor-USAID, GHFP, Infectious Diseases, TB Division (GH/ID/TB)

Dr. Inon Schenker
Senior Director Global Public Health, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Brant Silvers
Managing Director, Planned Parenthood Global, Planned Parenthood Federation of America 

Brett Tolman
LGBTI Integration Advisor for the Human Rights Team at USAID

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 Connecting individuals who share a passion for the future of global health.

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The Hamilton
600 14th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

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As the shared voice of the global health community, Global Health Council (GHC) facilitates critical discussion around global health priorities and advocates for improved investments and policies to advance the global health agenda. GHC actively supports its members to work toward equitable, inclusive and sustainable solutions to global health challenges. GHC members include leading global health NGOs, private sector corporations, universities and individual global health experts and students.

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