Think Differently: Fresh Evidence on Innovations for Healthy Women, Newborns and Children

Join Concern Worldwide, JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., and other experts on community engagement, research & evaluation, big data, and design thinking to learn about new and creative ways to improve maternal, newborn and child health in some of the most resource-challenged parts of the world. The forum, one day after our historic presidential election, will convene practitioners from NGOs, foundations, government and the private sector to spotlight promising interventions and strategies that are removing barriers to care and preventing needless deaths.

Speakers, along with those from Concern Worldwide and JSI, will include:

  • Wendy Taylor, USAID 
  • Eric Sarriot, Save the Children
  • Koki Agarwal, Jhpiego and USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program
  • Patricia Coffey, PATH
  • Eduardo Jezierski, InSTEDD
  • Will Center, Philips
  • Kate Somers, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Emma Sacks, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
  • Donna McCarraher, FHI 360
  • Beth Skorochod, Population Services International (PSI)
  • Ledia Andrawes, ThinkPlace
  • Sandhya Rao, impactXdesign
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016
11:45 AM–12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM–4:45 PM Program

Followed by a networking reception from 4:45 PM–6:00 PM


District Architecture Center
421 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC

Close to all Metro lines; Gallery Place or Metro Center stations

The half-day event marks the culmination of Concern Worldwide’s Innovations for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, an eight-year initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that ends this year. The project piloted nine innovations in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to improve the survival and health of women, newborns and children. Concern Worldwide and our research and evaluation partner, JSI, will share results from the pilots and provide opportunities to hear from other innovation leaders on what’s needed to accelerate impact and move the field forward.
Seating is limited.
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