Invest in Local Solutions, End Global Problems | Net Impact

Invest in Local Solutions, End Global Problems

August 16, 2012 - 9:00am PDT

About the Webinar

All too often international aid efforts fail to live up to expectations. How can we create solutions that stand the test of time? Learn why investing in local solutions is the key to finding sustainable answers for the health, social, environmental, and economic issues that communities in the developing world face. Citing examples from her work leading the Foundation for Sustainable development, hear from an expert with years of experience forging and implementing development approaches at the global, national and community levels. Learn what capacity building efforts really work, get your questions answered, and understand how bettering the world requires working with the world.

Mireille Cronin Mather
Executive Director
Foundation for Sustainable Development

Mireille Cronin Mather, Executive Director of the Foundation for Sustainable Development, has supported international development programs in 30 countries throughout Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America, with field work in a dozen. She has 15 years of management and leadership experience in the non-profit and private sectors, from community-based to international policy levels. Prior to joining FSD, Mireille was a director at the Institute for OneWorld Health, a non-profit pharmaceutical company funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and a team leader for USAID’s flagship child survival project (BASICS).