Alanna Shaikh

Alanna Shaikh | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Alanna Shaikh | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Global Health And Biosecurity Expert
Gain valuable insights into global health and resilience, with Alanna Shaikh, speaker, global health consultant, and resilience expert.

's Featured Sessions

#1
Strengthening Health Systems For Global Security: Strategies For Future Resilience

Join Alanna Shaikh, a Global Health and Biosecurity Expert and Senior TED Fellow, as she delves into the critical role of strengthening health systems for global security. Learn about innovative strategies and collaborative efforts that are essential for safeguarding our future against emerging health threats. This event is a must-attend for those committed to global health resilience.

Read More
Read Less

Alanna Shaikh | Speaker Biography

Alanna Shaikh is a global health consultant who specializes in individual, organizational and systemic resilience. She is the Principal Consultant of Tomorrow Global. Throughout her career, she has worked closely with high-level government officials and development donors. She is also a TED Senior Fellow where she heads the TED Fellows Coaching and Mentoring Initiative. Her March 2020 TEDx talk ' Coronavirus is our Future​' attracted more than 20 million views so far, via various platforms. She spoke at TED Global in 2012 on Alzheimer's, this talk has had close to 2 million views. In recent months, she has given a series of virtual guest lectures to staff of the prestigious CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) in Atlanta. Alanna has more than twenty years of program design, management, and assessment experience spanning the humanitarian relief and development sectors. She is particularly adept at navigating the complex relationships between local governments, implementing organizations, and bilateral funding agencies, and at communicating the corresponding implications in an accessible manner for wider audiences, including writing for UN Dispatch as well as providing social media support to NGOs. She has worked for the US State Department, USAID, Abt Associates, Project HOPE and International Medical Corps. She has lived in seven countries and is multilingual. Recent publications include a major article article on global health security in the Daily Telegraph newspaper in 2018 entitled 'Beware 'Disease X': the mystery killer keeping scientists awake at night' and an essay in the Annual Review of Comparative and International Education. She also writes on coaching and personal resilience at www.thisworldneedsbrave.com Alanna has a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and a Master's degree in Public Health from Boston University. She is the author of "What's Killing Us: A Practical Guide to Understanding Our Biggest Global Health Problems." In this book, she lays out the most important challenges and issues in global wellness – from tuberculosis to HIV/AIDS, flu, maternal mortality, and the diminishing effectiveness of antibiotics – while untangling the web of jargon that so often permeate those discussions.

's Featured Videos

Get a

Quote

Check availability and fees for Alanna Shaikh.

Share your details via the form and we’ll get back to you within an hour.

Alternatively you can email on hello@getapeptalk.com, call on +44 (0)203 835 2929 or chat live to our team.

Chat Now
Thanks for your message.
We’ll be in touch!
Similar Experts

Trusted by companies you know

EY
Oracle
Capgemini
Astrazeneca
MoetHennessy
HSBC
BT
SocieteGenerale
Fujitsu
Estee Lauder
Qualtrics
Coca-Cola
Mercedes-Benz
Publicis Groupe
Santander
Kingfisher
Domestic & General
Mayer Brown

Trusted by companies you know

EY
Vodafone
Starbucks
MoetHennessy
HSBC
Kleinworth Hambros
Kingfisher
Capgemini
JM
Publicis Groupe
Oracle