Vanguard Charitable President, Jane Greenfield, talks with UNICEF’s experts in the field about the unprecedented mission to distribute COVID-19 vaccines around the world. UNICEF will discuss the steps taken to prepare for the vaccine rollout and how a global community is rising up to meet this incredible challenge.
Hear from experts who will discuss topics such as:
- Mapping the cold chain supply
- Training healthcare workers in 92 countries
- Distributing the vaccine around the world
- Dispelling vaccine hesitancy
- More on vaccine distribution
We are so excited to bring you a live webcast on January 26, 2021, at 12:00 pm ET. Our webcast will focus on UNICEF’s mission to help end the pandemic. As the organization that immunizes nearly 50% of the world's children each year, UNICEF has the expertise to procure and equitably distribute more than 2 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in 2021.
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Vanguard Charitable, President
UNICEF USA, President and CEO
Before becoming CEO of UNICEF USA in March 2020, Michael served as CEO of Americares since 2014. He also served as CEO of the global nonprofit MAP International for 13 years. A former journalist with a passion for global health, he previously served on USAID’s Advisory Committee on Voluntary Foreign Aid and chaired the board of the Integral Alliance, a global network of faith-based NGOs. He also currently serves on the board of InterAction, the largest coalition of U.S.-based relief and development organizations working internationally, and the leadership council at Concordia, an organization and forum that promotes cross-sector partnerships for social impact. A Minnesota native, Michael holds a Masters in Business Administration from Emory University and Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Communications from University of Wisconsin Green Bay.
UNICEF, COVAX Partnerships
Liz joined UNICEF in 2016 from the private sector and works on high value strategic partnerships with the Private Fundraising and Partnerships Division. She is currently leading the development and implementation of the UNICEF Private Sector resource mobilization strategy for the COVAX / ACT A response in 2021.
UNICEF, Supply Division
David joined UNICEF in 2002, in the Latin America and Caribbean region. He has worked with UNICEF’s country offices across all seven regions, building up the organization’s private sector fundraising and partnerships in program countries. From 2012-2020 he provided strategic leadership to regional and country offices worldwide to maximize revenue from all private sector fundraising and to advance broader engagement with business. Starting mid-2020, David works with UNICEF’s Supply Division leading on private sector partnerships, strategy and country support, to advance equitable access to products and services in lower- and middle-income countries to improve the wellbeing of children.
UNICEF, Rwanda Representative
Ms. Julianna Lindsey serves as UNICEF’s Country Representative to Rwanda, having previously been Representative to Botswana and to SADC. Ms. Lindsey, a national of the United States of America, has worked with UNICEF since 1998, including as Chief of Advocacy, Communications, Monitoring, and Analysis based in Ghana (2008-2012) and as Deputy Representative in South Africa (2005-2008). She has also worked for UNICEF in the Emergency Operations Division of Headquarters (2003-2005); in Khartoum, Sudan (1998-1999); and as part of Operation Lifeline Sudan based from Lokichokkio and Nairobi, Kenya (1999-2003).