Spotlight Dialogue Recordings

Spotlight Dialogues are short talks at the beginning of each forum. Participants get to hear from two women in conversation about their experiences in navigating challenges in any leadership capacity throughout their careers in nutrition and food systems. Spotlight dialogue speakers are selected based on geographical context of experience and career stage.

Making decisions guided by a social purpose 

Making decisions guided by a social purpose dialogue- Part 1

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Namukolo Covic

Senior Research Coordinator

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Kathryn Backholer

Associate Professor, Institute for Health Transformation

Associate Director, Global Obesity Centre

Deakin University

Making decisions guided by social purpose dialogue - Part 1Namukolo Covic & Kathryn Backholer
00:00 / 15:02

Making decisions guided by a social purpose dialogue- Part 2

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Shu Wen Ng

Co- Founder; The Next Gen(D)eration Leadership Initiative

Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition, Gilling School of Global Public Health 

Fellow, Carolina Population Center 

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), USA

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Catherine Mah

Canada Research Chair in Promoting Healthy Populations

Associate Professor, School of Health Administration, Dalhousie University

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Making decisions guide by a social purpose dialogue - Part 2Shu Wen Ng & Catherine Mah
00:00 / 15:27

Lifting others up 

Lifting others up - Part 1

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Purnima Menon

Senior Research Fellow and Theme Leader for South Asia Nutrition Programs in IFPRI’s Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

New Delhi, India

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Joystna Puri

Director of the Environment, Climate Gender, Youth, Nutrition and Social Inclusion Division (ECG)

 International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Adjunct Associate Professor, at SIPA, Columbia University, New York

Research fellow at Center for Evaluation and Development (C4ED), University of Mannheim, Germany

Lifting Others Up dialogue - Part 1Purnima Menon & Jyostna Puri
00:00 / 16:45

Lifting others up - Part 2

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Neena Prasad

Director of Food Policy and Maternal & Reproductive Health Programs

Bloomberg Philanthropies

New York City, USA

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Camila Corvalán

Director of Research Center on Food Envinronment and Prevention of Chronic Diseases (CIAPEC) at INTA, University of Chile

Assistant Professor at the Istitute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INAT), University of Chile

Lifting others up dialogue - Part 2Neena Prasad & Camila Corvalan
00:00 / 23:20

Deviating from the norm to act with ambition 

Deviating from the norm to act with ambition - Part 1

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Corinna Hawkes

Co- Founder,

The Next Gen(D)eration Leadership Initiative

Professor, Director,

Centre for Food Policy

City, University London, UK

Tilakavati Karupaiah​

Professor

School of Biosciences
Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences

Taylor's University, Malaysia

Deviating form the norm to act with ambition dialogue between Corinna Hawkes & Tilakavati Corinna Hawkes & Tilakavati Karupaiah
00:00 / 19:23

Deviating from the norm to act with ambition - Part 2

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Ana Clara Duran

Research Scientist, Center for Food Studies and Research, University of Campinas (UNICAMP)

Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Collective Health, School of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas  

Research Fellow, Center for Epidemiological Studies in Nutrition in Health, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil

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Jessica Fanzo

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor,

Global Food Policy and Ethics, Berman Institute of Bioethics
Johns Hopkins Nitze School of Advanced International Studies
Dept. of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg, School of Public Health

Director,
Johns Hopkins Global Food Ethics and Policy Program
Food & Nutrition Security, JHU Alliance for a Healthier World

Deviating form the norm to act with ambition dialogue between Ana Clara & Jessica Fanzo.mpAnan Clara Duran & Jessica Fanzo
00:00 / 20:09

Balancing multiple responsibilities in work and home and related stress and/or exhaustion

Balancing multiple responsibilities in work and home and related stress and/or exhaustion - Part 1

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Liz Ogutu

Policy and Advocacy Officer for Africa

 HarvestPlus

Nairobi, Kenya 

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Christina Zorbas

Postdoc Researcher

 Deakin University

Greater Melbourne Area, Australia

Balancing multiple responsibilities in work and at home, and related stress and or exhaustLiz Ogutu & Christina Zorbas
00:00 / 23:15

Balancing multiple responsibilities in work and home and related stress and/or exhaustion - Part 2

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Saskia Osendarp

Executive Director

Micronutrient Forum

The Randstad, Netherlands

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Tebogô Thandie Leëpile (Tebby), PhD

PhD Candidate in Integrated Studies in Land and Food Systems

University of British Columbia

Botswana

Balancing multiple responsibilities in work and at home, and related stress and or exhaustSaskia Osendarp & Tebogô Thandie Leëpile (Tebby)
00:00 / 22:10

Balancing multiple responsibilities in work and home and related stress and/or exhaustion - Part 3

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Mary Story

Associate Director for Academic Programs &

Professor of Global Health, Family Medicine and Community Health, Duke Global Health Institute

Director, Healthy Eating Research National Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

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Melissa L Jensen, PhD, MSPH

Postdoctoral Fellow

Nutrition and Public Health Scientist, UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Balancing multiple responsibilities in work and at home, and related stress and or exhaustMary Story & Melissa Jensen
00:00 / 20:38

Managing a challenging/difficult relationship with a female colleague

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Anna Lartey 

Professor of Nutrition

 University of Ghana

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Shweta Khandelwal 

Head, Nutrition Research and Additional Professor

Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

Managing a challenging/difficult relationship with a female colleagueAnna Lartey & Shweta Khandelwal
00:00 / 20:58

Facing pushback to proposals you have made internally and or externally 

Navigating different perspectives and/or building trust when working to drive internal and / external stakeholders towards a change

Navigating different perspectives and/or building trust when working to drive internal and external stakeholders towards a change - part 1

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Navigating different perspectives and or building trust when working to drive internal andWanjiku. N. Gichohi-Wainaina & Shadi Nejat
00:00 / 18:43

Navigating different perspectives and/or building trust when working to drive internal and external stakeholders towards a change - part 2

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Catherine Macharia-Mutie

Deputy Team Leader

IGNITE project, Tanager

Nairobi, Kenya

Navigating different perspectives and or building trust when working to drive internal andShelly Sundberg & Catherine Macharia-Mutie
00:00 / 21:32

 Balancing your professional role, personal life and a side hustle

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Jane Badham

 Managing Director

JB Consultancy

 City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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Pumla Dlamini

Consultant Public Health Nutritionist & Program Manager at Vitamin Angels

 City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

 Balancing your professional role, personal life and a side hustle dialogue between Jane BJane Badham & Pumla Dlamini
00:00 / 21:31