PYXERA Global CEO, Deirdre White, to Moderate Panel Featured in the 22nd Annual Wharton Africa Business Forum

PYXERA Global CEO, Deirdre White, to Moderate Panel Featured in the 22nd Annual Wharton Africa Business Forum

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 5:00pm

CONTENT: Press Release

Washington, D.C., November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/– On November 8, 2014, Deirdre White, CEO of PYXERA Global, will moderate the discussion, Can Technology Enable Healthcare for All? at the 22nd Annual Wharton Africa Business Forum in Philadelphia.

Drawing on her experience as the leader of an organization that implements private-public partnership programs in Africa’s emerging markets, White will engage panelists and international global health experts in a discussion about how technology can be leveraged to improve access to and delivery of health services in Africa.  Speakers include:

  •  Dr. Felix Olale, Chairman, The Excelsior Group
  • Ladi Awosika MB, BS,  CEO, Total Health Trust
  • Anna Thompson-Quaye,  Deputy Director of Innovative Finance and Private Sector Partnerships

For more information about emerging markets in Africa, download Accelerating Market Entry in Africa, a white paper published by IBM, The Dow Chemical Company, and PYXERA Global, which shows how short-term, pro bono immersion programs can provide important insights that enable corporations to better assess, and ultimately invest in mutually beneficial business models in Africa.


About PYXERA Global
PYXERA Global (@PYXERAGlobal) leverages the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to enhance the abilities of people and communities to solve complex problems and attain mutually beneficial goals. With a quarter century of experience in more than 90 countries, the PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners. Initiatives include a wide range of services from local content development to global pro bono programs and integrated community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.


Contact: Katie Levey, Director of Media Relations; 917.593.1989