Tune-In: Diversity, Innovation, and Tri-Sector Partnership in Global Public Health
Join PYXERA Global & Global Health Fellows Program II LIVE on Google Hangouts On Air, Wednesday, June 3, 2:00 – 2:30 pm ET
Join us online for this FREE webcast
Date: Wednesday, June 3
Time: 2:00 – 2:30 pm ET
Today’s most pressing global public health challenges require truly global collaboration.
What can the public, private, and social sectors do to ensure the most dynamic leaders are working together? Why is diversity vitally important in the workforce development and hiring process of global public health professionals? What core competencies does the next generation need to help address these challenges? How can higher education institutions best prepare the next generation of public health advocates for the road ahead?
PYXERA Global & Global Health Fellows Program II are excited to bring together leading voices in Global Public Health in order to discuss these important issues. Thought leaders from the public, private, and social sectors will discuss how their commitment to tri-sector partnership is making an impact in bolstering diversity within the Global Health and professional workforce.
Join the conversation online tomorrow, June 3, at 2:00 pm Eastern Time.
View the webcast live on Google Hangout On Air (http://bit.ly/1FsULx3). Join the conversation on Twitter tagging @PYXERAglobal or @GHFPII using the hashtag #PYXERAglobal25 or #GlobalHealth to comment and submit questions during the live event.
JuanCarlos Hunt is Director of the Office for Civil Rights and Diversity at the US Agency for International Development (USAID) (@USAID). In this role, Director Hunt works to advance USAID’s policy of diversity, inclusion, and transparency, ensuring the Agency maintains the highest standards in promoting equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination. He also serves as the Co-Chair of USAID's Executive Diversity Council, working to promote diversity throughout the Agency. Prior to that, he was the Director of EEO and Diversity Programs for the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EIOR) at the Department of Justice. Director Hunt's career also includes time as a trial attorney at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and as an associate at the multinational law firm of Squire, Sanders, and Dempsey.
Sharon Rudy is Director of the Global Health Fellows Program II (@GHFPII) at the Public Health Institute (@PHIGlobalHealth). GHFP II helps the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) address its immediate and emerging human capital needs by developing a diverse group of global health professionals to support and sustain the effectiveness of the Agency's current and future health programs. Sharon has a PhD in Counseling and Organizational Consulting from the University of Maryland College Park, and has more than 35 years of experience designing and implementing international health and education activities in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
John Crockett is Senior Program Manager for the Biosecurity Engagement Program (BEP) at CRDF Global (@crdfglobal), a non-profit organization that promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, technical resources, training and services. John leads a team that implements projects that reduce the risks posed by biological threats. In the dozens of countries where BEP is active, the overarching goal of programmatic activities is to work with governments, scientists, and other stakeholders to build sustainable capacity for biosecurity, biosafety, disease surveillance, and cooperative scientific research. John has directed programs in Eastern Europe, and South and Central Asia, and the Caucuses for agencies including the U.S. State Department, USAID, and Mercy Corps.
Laura Asiala (@LauraAsialaCSR) is the Vice President of Client Relations & Public Affairs at PYXERA Global (@PYXERAGlobal). Passionate about the power of business to help solve the world’s most intransigent problems, she leads the effort to attract more participation of businesses to contribute to sustainable development, through their people and their work. Laura’s 30 year career in international business included roles in finance, marketing, business development, HR, branding, communications, and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining PYXERA Global, she was the Director of Corporate Citizenship at the Dow Corning Corporation where she led the development of their international corporate volunteer program and oversaw CSR strategies and relationships.
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