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Senior Vice President and Chief Liaison Officer
Sally Grooms Cowal is the Senior Vice President at PSI and Chief Liaison Officer, overseeing PSI’s New Business Development, Advocacy, Corporate Marketing and Communications Departments. Sally came to PSI from a distinguished career in the U.S. Foreign Service in which she served in India, Colombia, Israel, New York, Mexico, Washington, and Trinidad and Tobago, where she served as Ambassador under Presidents Bush and Clinton. She became one of the founders of UNAIDS, serving as its deputy director for four years before coming to PSI
Author and Speaker
President and CEO
Sally Osberg has led entrepreneurial organizations and been an agent for social change throughout her career. As President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation, she partners with Founder and Chairman Jeff Skoll and the staff in supporting social entrepreneurs and those helping them solve global challenges. She is well-respected for her thought leadership in the field and for her commitment to accelerating social change where most is at stake.
Director of Operations
Whitney is the Director of Operations and a lead trainer at Independent Means Inc, which works to educate the next generation of UHNW families on the financial and philanthropic responsibilities of wealth. Before joining IMI, Whitney was a Kiva Fellow in Kigali, Rwanda. She is a graduate of the University of Florida and worked for three years as a research analyst with Porter Orlin hedge fund in NYC. After leaving New York, she volunteered with various NGOs within SE Asia in the areas of education and business sustainability. Whitney currently volunteers at Youth Interactive, working with teens to increase leadership skills and create sustainable businesses in Santa Barbara. She also recently coordinated and ran several programs in Cambodia to promote financial literacy and independence among teens residing in orphanages. Whitney is a junior board member of the Ruth and Hal Launders Charitable Trust.
Health Care Without Harm
Josh Karliner has worked as International Team Coordinator and Director of Global Projects for Health Care Without Harm since 2005. In this capacity he leads HCWH’s engagement with international institutions while guiding the development of HCWH’s work in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Karliner oversees HCWH’s Global Green and Healthy Hospitals Network, as well as initiatives on climate change and health, and Mercury Free 2020-- the joint initiative with the World Health Organization to eliminate mercury in health care. He has more than 25 years of experience working on international environmental and human rights issues. He is author of two books and a wide variety of academic and popular publications on global environmental and health policy. In the past, Karliner has taught at the University of San Francisco and worked with several national and international NGOs, founding and directing three of them.
Director, Strategic Partnerships
Camille Saadé Director of Strategic Partnerships, FHI 360 Camille Saadé has developed and led the implementation of a business model for mobilizing public and private resources in mutually beneficial partnerships in critical health areas such as: MNCH, RH/FP, malnutrition, malaria, and diarrhea, the promotion of correct health behaviors, hygiene education, promotion of safe drinking water and sanitation, and the supply and demand for appropriate treatments for childhood diseases. He looks for innovative solutions to reach the poor at the Base of the Pyramid through a multi-sectoral lens using philanthropy, CSR and business resources. Mr. Saadé is a member of several subgroups of the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children. Prior to joining FHI 360, Mr. Saadé spent 20 years working in the pharmaceutical industry in different marketing and management positions in several international operations with J&J, Upjohn and Schering-Plough.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Rajeeb Dey (@rajdey) is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Enternships.com, a portal that connects students and graduates to work placements in over 6000 start-ups and SMEs, and develops innovative corporate talent programmes for clients such as Telefonica, Santander and Havas for which he was named the “02 X Young Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2009, Asian Achievers Award Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 and the youngest recipient of the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion in 2013. Rajeeb is also the Co-Founder of StartUp Britain, a national entrepreneurship campaign launched by Prime Minister David Cameron in March 2011. He is a Trustee of UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, and was named as one of the 1,000 Most Influential People in London by The Evening Standard and recognised in prestigious publications "Who's Who 2014" as well as "Debrett's People of Today". He graduated with First Class Honours in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford in 2008 and was appointed as the world's youngest Young Global Leader (aged 26) by the World Economic Forum in 2012. He is currently working on an innovative new 'learning based approach to recruitment' launching in Q4 2014 which will transform the way people look and apply for jobs. This 'positive recruitment' model aims to leave all young people better off irrespective of their success in securing a job by equipping them with the skills they need to succeed in the ever changing world of work.
Editor, Impatient Optimists
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Amie Newman is a Communications Officer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She serves as the editor of Impatient Optimists, the blog of the foundation. Amie also works on global digital communications campaigns and initiatives for the foundation with a focus on family planning, and maternal, newborn, and child health. Prior to her role at the foundation, Amie was Managing Editor for RH Reality Check, an online publication covering global reproductive and sexual health and rights. Amie is also a writer, contributing to the most recent edition of the book Our Bodies, Ourselves. She lives in Seattle with her husband, David, raising two children together.
Enterprise Community Partners
Abby Jo Sigal is senior vice president of Innovation for Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. She provides strategic leadership across the organization for innovation, business development, knowledge management and impact strategies. She co-leads the cross-organizational Innovation Team and oversees Enterprise’s Knowledge Impact and Strategy (KIS) Team. Previously, Abby was vice president and market leader, coordinating all Enterprise activities in the New York office to provide the highest quality service to partners and customers. Prior to taking on that role in September 2007, Abby served as a vice president for Enterprise Community Investment, Inc., working on strategic initiatives and overseeing deal transactions.