U.S. Soft Power in Foreign Policy Series
The Importance of Recognizing Existing Power: Leveraging and Fostering the Power of Influencers to Support Community-Led Change
Wednesday, March 31
12:00 pm PST // 3:00 pm EST
Taroub Faramand, MD, MPH
President of WI-HER, LLC
Women Influencing Health, Education, and Rule of Law
Dr. Faramand has more than 35 years of experience in development with emphasis on program design and implementation, gender, gender based violence prevention and response, social inclusion and resettlements, human trafficking prevention and response, project assessments and evaluations, strategic planning, policy reform and advocacy. Due to her extensive global experience, she has a deep understanding of USAID, EU, UN agencies including WHO, CDC, the World Bank and the donor community.
Dr. Faramand is an adjunct faculty member and lecturer at the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and also at the Milken School of Public Health at George Washington University. She has a keen and practical understanding of development issues around the world especially in Asia, Pacific, East, West and South Africa, Middle East and Latin America and the Caribbean. Dr. Faramand is responsible for the creation of numerous public/private partnerships enabling the procurement of many multi-million dollar donations and is a recipient of the Meritorious Honor Award from U.S. Ambassador Indyk and the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from Emory University.
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