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Katherine WellsChief Inspiration Maverick
Katherine WellsChief Inspiration Maverick
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Francis LeGasseChief Curiosity Maverick
Francis LeGasseChief Curiosity Maverick
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Jill
Jill Vitale-AussemCEO, The Eden Alternative
Jill
Jill Vitale-AussemCEO, The Eden Alternative
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Claire Boozer Cruze
Claire Boozer CruseChief of Staff, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
Claire Boozer Cruze
Claire Boozer CruseChief of Staff, Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
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Laura Wilkerson 370x450
Laura Wilkerson, RN, MSN, FNP-BCCEO, Advanced Medical House Calls & Demential Care Academy
Laura Wilkerson 370x450
Laura Wilkerson, RN, MSN, FNP-BCCEO, Advanced Medical House Calls & Demential Care Academy
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Kerry Mitchell
Dr. Kerry MitchellFacilitator: Employee Engagement and Retention Consultant & Generational Communication Speaker
Kerry Mitchell
Dr. Kerry MitchellFacilitator: Employee Engagement and Retention Consultant & Generational Communication Speaker
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Izabela
Izabela LundbergInt'l Panel: Eastern Europe Perspective & Facilitator: Leadership & Transformation Advisor
Izabela
Izabela LundbergInt'l Panel: Eastern Europe Perspective & Facilitator: Leadership & Transformation Advisor
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Rob Pinna
Rob PinnaFacilitator: Transformation Leader, Entrepreneur, Technologist
Rob Pinna
Rob PinnaFacilitator: Transformation Leader, Entrepreneur, Technologist
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Simon Lofts
Simon LoftsInt'l Panel: England/Ireland Perspective

Simon Lofts hails from England and has a passion for leaving a mark on the world in two areas: aging and homelessness. He is driven by creating change for the better and isn’t interested in wasting time doing it. You’ll enjoy his sense of humor, his wit, and his stories about how older adults and aging are managed and viewed in England and Ireland.

Simon Lofts
Simon LoftsInt'l Panel: England/Ireland Perspective

Simon Lofts hails from England and has a passion for leaving a mark on the world in two areas: aging and homelessness. He is driven by creating change for the better and isn’t interested in wasting time doing it. You’ll enjoy his sense of humor, his wit, and his stories about how older adults and aging are managed and viewed in England and Ireland.

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Mimi Saito
Mimi SaitoInt'l Panel: Thailand Perspective

Mimi Saito lived in a refugee camp in Thailand where she taught for three years. Seeing the need for medical staff, Mimi assisted in the Medical Clinic doing everything from delivering babies to medication distribution. She worked as a caretaker and restaurant worker in the U.S. while learning English and volunteering in the community. Mimi speaks Thai, Burmese, and Karen (pronounced KUH-REN). Her enthusiasm, leadership, and expertise has been invaluable for the doctors, nurses, social workers, clinicians and others who also serve members of various Asian and Pacific-Islander communities for over 8 years at Asian Pacific Development Center.

Mimi Saito
Mimi SaitoInt'l Panel: Thailand Perspective

Mimi Saito lived in a refugee camp in Thailand where she taught for three years. Seeing the need for medical staff, Mimi assisted in the Medical Clinic doing everything from delivering babies to medication distribution. She worked as a caretaker and restaurant worker in the U.S. while learning English and volunteering in the community. Mimi speaks Thai, Burmese, and Karen (pronounced KUH-REN). Her enthusiasm, leadership, and expertise has been invaluable for the doctors, nurses, social workers, clinicians and others who also serve members of various Asian and Pacific-Islander communities for over 8 years at Asian Pacific Development Center.

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Mirasela
Marisela ParraguezInt'l Panel: Chile Perspective

Marisela is the Project Manager of the Immigrant and Refugee Economic Development Initiative. She has 16 years of experience developing and managing projects with high economic and social impact, including experience managing a portfolio of projects/grants for and with Latin American and Caribbean countries. Prior to joining the WTC, Marisela was with the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, working on competitiveness, technology and innovation projects with the public, private, and academic sectors in those countries. Previously, she was part of the team who developed the High-Technology Foreign Investment Promotion Program, the first program ever in Chile designed specifically for investment attraction, and promoted Chile to companies looking to outsource back-office and call center operations abroad. Marisela is native of Chile and she holds a Master of Public Management from the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering. She is Fluent in Spanish and English.

Mirasela
Marisela ParraguezInt'l Panel: Chile Perspective

Marisela is the Project Manager of the Immigrant and Refugee Economic Development Initiative. She has 16 years of experience developing and managing projects with high economic and social impact, including experience managing a portfolio of projects/grants for and with Latin American and Caribbean countries. Prior to joining the WTC, Marisela was with the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC, working on competitiveness, technology and innovation projects with the public, private, and academic sectors in those countries. Previously, she was part of the team who developed the High-Technology Foreign Investment Promotion Program, the first program ever in Chile designed specifically for investment attraction, and promoted Chile to companies looking to outsource back-office and call center operations abroad. Marisela is native of Chile and she holds a Master of Public Management from the University of Maryland and an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering. She is Fluent in Spanish and English.

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