Launch is an introduction to Washington’s global health community for new hires.

Launch is offered twice annually for recent hires in WGHA member organizations. Launch provides participants an overview of Washington’s global health ecosystem and includes structured networking with other new employees, career lessons learned from a senior global health leader, and a wine reception and lab tour for you to get to know your fellow Launch’ers and our host organization.

  • History. WGHA first offered Launch in September of 2017 and now welcomes the seventh Launch cohort in March 2020.
  • Audience. New hires from within the past 12 months at WGHA member organizations are encouraged to attend. This event is limited to 40 participants.
  • Cost. The cost for Launch is $50 per participant.
  • Registration. Sign up for WGHA’s next Launch session on March 24 while spaces are still available
What do participants say about Launch?

Launch was really one of the best orientations I have attended. Very well organized, really effective afternoon, thoughtfully planned with very useful/helpful takeaways and activities for new hires across the spectrum of professional experience . . .

It was really helpful networking with members in many different nonprofit global health organizations. WGHA provided a lot of structure to the event as well which helps a lot when you are in a room to meet 40+ new people. . .

Questions? If you have questions about Launch or if you are interested in participating in or hosting a future Launch event, please contact Tiffany Cain.

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