Q3 Final Mile meeting: AI Applications for Global Health and Supply Chains – Drew Arenth from MACRO EYES

Join GlobalWA, Lynden Logistics, and MACRO-EYES to learn about how AI can and is being used to advance global impact.

Topic: Artificial Intelligence Applications for Global Health and Supply Chains
Date: Thursday, September 29
Time: 2 to 3 pm PDT / 5 to 6 pm EST
Where: Virtual via GlobalWA Zoom
Presenter: Drew Arenth, Chief Business Officer, MACRO-EYES
Cost: Free but registration is required

Leading in Times of Transformation

We will hear from the leaders of community-centered, locally-driven organizations about how they are navigating, adapting, and innovating in an era of rapid, sector-wide change – finding major opportunities to build new ways of working.

Join us for an exploration of new models for partnership, new ways of supporting staff health and employee well-being, and ways to center on localization, equity, and many competing concerns. We will also seek to understand how transformative philanthropy like MacKenzie Scott’s and progressive institutional funders are helping orgs navigate.


Emily Bancroft

Emily Bancroft is a global leader in systems change, dedicated to transforming health care delivery. She sets the vision for how VillageReach works with governments to solve health care delivery challenges to ensure quality primary health care for the most under-reached. Emily is recognized for her expertise in supply chain, health workforce development, and digital health technologies.

Emily has been instrumental in VillageReach’s growth since 2010, first serving as Director of the organization’s Health Systems Group before she became Vice President in 2015, and President in 2017. In these previous roles, Emily led the integration of VillageReach’s work into global strategies and policies to ensure that new vaccines and essential medicines reach those at the last mile and helped to develop and launch some of VillageReach’s high impact digital health initiatives. In her time at VillageReach, the organization has expanded its reach and collaborations to impact health systems serving more than 58M people.

With a staff of 200 situated in eight countries across sub-Saharan Africa and in the US, she leads a high-performance leadership team focused on the development, scale and replication of high-impact primary health care delivery initiatives. Emily is a contributor to Forbes Nonprofit Council Member, writing on issues of equity, collaboration, and leadership in the nonprofit sector. She is also a Clinical Instructor at the University of Washington School of Public Health, a faculty member of Connected Women Leaders, and a UBS Global Visionary.

Prior to joining VillageReach, Emily worked globally with governments and partners to strengthen health workforce capacity, improve global health financing, and develop evidence-based advocacy campaigns to ensure access to quality healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa. She also led national philanthropic initiatives on behalf of telecommunications and technology companies aimed at accelerating the impact and reach of nonprofits through technology. Emily holds an MPH from the University of Washington’s School of Public Health and a BA from Princeton University.

Elena Bonometti

Elena Bonometti is the Chief Executive Officer of Tostan. She is an Italian national with more than 20 years of professional experience in Africa, specializing in the field-based management of development programs, specifically focusing on women leadership, community health and economic empowerment. Since her appointment as CEO of Tostan in 2017, Elena has focused on unlocking the organization’s deepest strategic potential: to support the scale of community well-being. Under Elena’s leadership Tostan is working in partnership with a range of local, national, and international actors — and setting the stage for major breakthroughs for well-being in the organization’s soon-to-launch Strategy to 2030. Elena is also a co-founder of Catalyst2030, a collaborative movement of joint action for systems change to achieve the SDGs.

Elena holds a Global Executive MBA from Georgetown University/ESADE Business School, a Masters of International Relations from Sciences Po in Paris, and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at University of Trieste, Italy. She currently lives in Dakar, Senegal with her family.


Tim Hanstad
The Chandler Foundation

Tim Hanstad leads the Chandler Foundation as its CEO. The Chandler Foundation seeks a world of shared prosperity in which nations are well-governed, businesses help drive economic growth and societal well-being, and all individuals have the opportunity to flourish. Tim previously co-founded and was the longtime CEO of Landesa, the world’s leading land rights organization. Tim led Landesa’s growth from a 2-person operation to the #1-ranked human rights NGO in the world. He launched Landesa’s programs in China, the former Soviet Union, and India – where he lived for many years.

As a Skoll Social Entrepreneur Awardee and Schwab/WEF Outstanding Social Entrepreneur, he has been recognized as a solutions-oriented leader, bridge-builder and innovator across the social investment and global development sectors. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Washington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Huffington Post and beyond. He has two law degrees from the University of Washington and has completed certificate programs at Harvard Business School and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Tim is the proud spouse of Chitra and a father to four adult children from whom he draws


Seattle Chamber
1301 5th Avenue, Suite 1500
Seattle WA 98101

Thursday, October 27, 2022
10:00am – 11:30am PT

Members: $15
Non-members: $25
Email pratima@globalwa.org for member code.