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Sustainable Harvest & Root Capital Present:

A Conversation with Dr. Raj Panjabi of Last Mile Health

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt countries around the world, it's become clear that rural, remote farmer communities in marginalized, resource-poor countries have been some of the most impacted and at risk groups.

Sustainable Harvest and Root Capital have partnered to bring into conversation Dr. Raj Panjabi, CEO and co-founder of Last Mile Health and one of the world's leading experts in strengthening rural, community health systems. Joining Dr. Panjabi will be Willy Foote, founder and CEO of Root Capital, and Liam Brody, President of Sustainable Harvest.

By attending this webinar, you will:

  • Explore insights Dr. Panjabi and his team gained from building a community health worker model in partnership with government that was used to empower rural leaders in Liberia and combat Ebola
  • Learn how farmer cooperatives and rural agricultural businesses can use this model to fight COVID-19
  • Learn about open-access digital tools that provide learning and training resources on COVID-19

Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Time: 6:00AM (PST) | 9:00AM (EST) | 8:00AM (CST)

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Dr. Raj Panjabi

Dr. Raj Panjabi is CEO of Last Mile Health and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. 

Raj was named by TIME as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World and one of the 50 Most Influential People in Healthcare. He has been listed as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders by Fortune

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Willy Foote

Willy Foote is founder and CEO of Root Capital, a nonprofit that offers farmers around the world a path to prosperity by investing in the agricultural businesses that serve as engines of impact in their communities. Foote is a Skoll Entrepreneur and an Ashoka Global Fellow. He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2008 and one of Forbes’ “Impact 30” in 2011.

Liam Brody Bio

Liam Brody

Liam Brody is president of Sustainable Harvest, one of the world’s leading specialty coffee importers. He draws on over 20 years of experience growing peace, prosperity, and a more just world through social enterprise, impact investing, and market-based solutions to injustice and inequality.

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