Event Title

Bridging Worlds: The Dreams of the Adara Story

Speaker

Deborah Lester

Streaming Media

Description

Set against a background of polarization and global division, Debbie Lester will share her journey of bridging worlds through her work with the Adara Group. Adara’s out of the box thinking and creative approach has not only empowered people working in financial services to use their mastery for a purpose, but has also had a significant impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of people living in poverty across the globe. Join us to hear from a leader in Global Health, as she shares how bridging worlds and bringing different disciplines together can change lives.

About the Lecturer: Deborah Lester is the incoming CEO of Adara Development.

Deborah is a clinician with 25 years of experience in the field of Maternal and Child Health, specializing in Global and Public Health. In particular, Deborah’s expertise lies in maternal and child health in an international development context, focusing on diverse and underserved populations in resource-limited settings.

Deborah spent the first twelve years of her career building maternal and child health programs in Bermuda, working in both the tertiary and public health setting. In 1998, Deborah moved to Seattle to pursue a graduate degree at the University of Washington and joined Adara Development to form their clinical programs. For the next ten years, Deborah worked at Seattle Children’s Hospital in the care of critically ill infants and was hired on the leadership and management team as the Clinical Educator of the Neonatal ICU. In 2008, Deborah joined Adara Development full-time to grow their clinical programs and has been managing that work ever since.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

17-5-2017 12:00 PM

End Date

17-5-2017 1:20 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Adara Group, Global health, Public health

Rights

This resources is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws.

Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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May 17th, 12:00 PM May 17th, 1:20 PM

Bridging Worlds: The Dreams of the Adara Story

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Set against a background of polarization and global division, Debbie Lester will share her journey of bridging worlds through her work with the Adara Group. Adara’s out of the box thinking and creative approach has not only empowered people working in financial services to use their mastery for a purpose, but has also had a significant impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of people living in poverty across the globe. Join us to hear from a leader in Global Health, as she shares how bridging worlds and bringing different disciplines together can change lives.

About the Lecturer: Deborah Lester is the incoming CEO of Adara Development.

Deborah is a clinician with 25 years of experience in the field of Maternal and Child Health, specializing in Global and Public Health. In particular, Deborah’s expertise lies in maternal and child health in an international development context, focusing on diverse and underserved populations in resource-limited settings.

Deborah spent the first twelve years of her career building maternal and child health programs in Bermuda, working in both the tertiary and public health setting. In 1998, Deborah moved to Seattle to pursue a graduate degree at the University of Washington and joined Adara Development to form their clinical programs. For the next ten years, Deborah worked at Seattle Children’s Hospital in the care of critically ill infants and was hired on the leadership and management team as the Clinical Educator of the Neonatal ICU. In 2008, Deborah joined Adara Development full-time to grow their clinical programs and has been managing that work ever since.