VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
September 2 - 3, 2020

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

Converge. Create. Elevate.

JOANNE MANRIQUE

President, Center for Global Health and Development

FIRESIDE CHAT, HEALTH TECH

Joanne Manrique is the President of CGHD where she brings together key stakeholders on a primary health care insurance model for the base of economic pyramid.This initiative will lead to a sustainable health investment model to increase access to quality and comprehensive preventative and curative primary care services to people in emerging markets.

Prior to joining CGHD, Joanne served as Executive Director of the Susan G. Komen Global Health Alliance, where she transformed the culture of global health philanthropy on the base of the $2.9B portfolio, which resulted in strategic grants, and expanded community health grant making in 50 countries. She engaged with corporate and strategic alliances to jump start Pink/Red Ribbon, an effort focused on providing diagnostic and treatment services for women who were living beyond HIV/AIDS and succumbing to cervical and breast cancer.

In partnership with family wealth management offices, and Ministers of Health and Finance, Joanne launched the Women-4-Women Platform that focuses on blended financing solutions for education and economic development. She led CGHD to develop partnerships between governments and investors in Africa and Middle East.

Joanne has served as a foreign policy and health advisor to multiple heads of government, UN agencies, corporations and civil society organizations. She is firmly committed to improving the health and well-being of marginalized people in emerging and developing countries.