Mentor Mondays feature global health professionals from a range of sectors, roles, and levels of experience sharing their personal stories and perspectives:
• Global health background, career path, and current work
• Important lessons learned from real-world experience
• Thoughts on the most valuable skills for working in global health
Featured speaker: Julie Barnes-Weise, Founder and Executive Director, Global Healthcare Innovation Alliance Accelerator (GHIAA)
Julie is a Senior Consultant to the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness and Innovation (CEPI), Consultant and lecturer at the Duke Law School Access to Medicines course; Board Member, Medical University of South Carolina Foundation for Research and Development, and has been a Consultant to the WHO. She is also a Collaborator with Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Global Action in Action initiative.
Julie is a lawyer, business development executive, speaker and Certified Licensing Professional. She was formerly an attorney and Director of Business Development at Glaxo Wellcome (now GSK) and has consulted for BioMatch, LLC for many years. She has decades of experience negotiating IP licenses, alliance agreements and advising companies, nonprofits and other institutions on partnering, IP and development strategies. She was formerly a Visiting Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke’s Sanford School of Public Policy, and Director of the Sanford Innovation, Technology, Policy project.