2022: Our Year in Review
Global Learning Community of Practice Kickoff
With support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, WGHA explored opportunities to bring together global health experts and local providers and provider organizations to explore ways in which lessons from global health can be applied in the U.S. A kick-off organizational meeting to propose a way forward, and to seek input and advice from interested stakeholders. View the recording here.
Women in Global Health Seattle
WGH-Seattle held three quarterly gatherings this year and introduced a new group of advisors. View previous events and meet the new cohort on the WGH-Seattle page
Event featuring a presentation by Fara Ndiaye, Deputy Executive Director of Speak Up Africa, as she shares how their organization partnered with local African scientists and media outlets to increase positive sentiment of coverage on public health research and development topics through their African Voices of Science project. View the recording here.
Landscape Study Launch
We were joined by an academic and government panel, to discuss the impact of global health organizations in Washington’s robust global health community. View the recording here.
Global Learnings Communities of Practice Convening
We heard from Partners In Health and VillageReach leadership on how they have been applying practices to build stronger health care systems in Africa and elsewhere to systems in the United States to improve health equity. We were also joined by Washington State Secretary of Health Umair Shah shared his vision for how engaging in these initiatives that bring global knowledge to local issues are critical to the future of public health in Washington state, using the VillageReach and Department of Health partnership in COVID vaccine rollouts as a case study for learnings and discussion. View the recording here.
Global Health Impact Awards
Awards celebrating WGHA’s Rising Star, Luminary Leader, and Organization Impact Award Finalists & Winners. View the recording here.
Global Health Innovation Exchange
The Global Health Innovation Exchange was conceived to identify projects that have the potential to make true positive social impact and to provide funding to those initiatives to bring them to market. Beyond funding, the Exchange projects will also benefit from the collective knowledge of WGHA’s experience building partnerships and a broader collective of investment professionals who know how to build, operate, and grow social impact ventures.
WGHA's new look
This year we launched the new WGHA website and showed off our new look!