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As Director of PATH Market Dynamics, Ray Cummings leads his department in providing market analytic and strategic support for programs across PATH that are working to develop healthy markets for innovative healthcare products in low- and middle-income countries. In a conversation with Andrea Bare, Senior Advisor, Healthcare Market Dynamics at the William Davidson Institute, he discusses PATH’s work and the issues the organization is addressing.
Derek Johnson is a Director for Development and Sustainability for CURE International. In this presentation at the University of Michigan, recorded by the William Davidson Institute on February 9, 2016, he discusses his experience as Executive Director of the CURE Children’s Hospital focused on neurosurgery in Mbale, Uganda. The children cared for at that hospital had access to a procedure that was developed there and is now making its way into the US. Johnson also discusses the challenges he faces in improving the sustainability and service footprint of CURE hospitals around the world.
Joshua Kaufman, director of the Office of Evaluation and Impact Assessment at USAID’s U.S. Global Development Lab, spoke January 16, 2016 at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. His talk was part of WDI’s Global Impact Speaker Series events.
David Griswold, founder and CEO of Sustainable Harvest, is interviewed by William Davidson Institute’s Ted London. Griswold spoke at the University of Michigan and at the William Davidson Institute as part of WDI’s Global Impact Speaker Series on November 4, 2015.
This video is part of the pre-reading materials for the case study Walmart and USAID: The Evolution of a Global Cross-Sector Partnership. It consists of portions of an interview with Beth Keck, senior director for Women’s Economic Empowerment at Walmart. The interview reinforces the information in the case with additional perspectives on Walmart’s collaboration strategies, its social commitments, and issues of self-dealing.
Madhu Pai, associate director of the McGill International TB Centre in Canada, talks with WDI’s Prashant Yadav about his work on tuberculosis in the developing world. Pai was at WDI and UM as part of WDI’s Healthcare Research Initiative Seminar Series in 2013.
Arianna Legovinni, head of Development Impact Evaluation Effectiveness (DIME) at the World Bank, talks with WDI’s Prashant Yadav. The DIME initiative trumpets impact evaluation to shape better policies for economic development. Legovini was at WDI and UM as part of WDI’s Global Impact Speaker Series in 2013.
Henning Alts, marketing manager of the social venture Patrimonio Hoy – an inititive of the Mexico cement company CEMEX – is interviewed by WDI’s Ted London. Patrimonio Hoy provides building materials at a low cost for low-income homeowners to improve their home or add a room. Alts was at WDI and UM as part of WDI’s Global Impact Speaker Series in 2014.
Cynthia Koenig, founder of the social enterprise Wello and its water wheel, is interviewed by NextBillion.net Managing Editor Scott Anderson. Koenig talks about starting her enterprise and trying to scale the organization. The website NextBillion.net is an initiative of WDI.