Helene Gayle, president and CEO of CARE
Free and open to the public.
Reception to follow.
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About the event:
Helene Gayle will participate in a conversation with Ford School faculty Marina Whitman and Sharon Maccini on current trends in international development aid, microfinance, and global health initiatives.
From the speaker's bio:
Helene D. Gayle is president and CEO of CARE USA. An expert on humanitarian issues, Dr. Gayle previously held senior positions with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She serves on several boards, including the Rockefeller Foundation, Colgate-Palmolive, ONE and the U.S. Department of State's Foreign Affairs Policy Board. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, chaired the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, and currently serves on the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. Dr. Gayle earned a BA in psychology at Barnard College, an MD from the University of Pennsylvania and an MPH from Johns Hopkins University.
This lecture is made possible by a generous gift from the Citi Foundation. The lecture series brings prominent policymakers from the national and international arenas to the Ford School each year to engage students and faculty in dialogue and to give a public address.