San Diego, CA—Saundra Pelletier, CEO of Woman Care Global and Evofem Inc., will be the final speaker for the Spring 2015 Leadership Speaker Series at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. The Darden Leadership Speaker Series features the world’s thought leaders sharing their stories, expertise and advice with Darden students, faculty and staff.
Ms. Pelletier has dedicated her life and career to empowering women, and she has been a major force in bringing attention to the need for women globally to access reproductive health supplies. She has grown Woman Care Global’s reach to over 100 countries while also leading Evofem Inc., a privately held biotechnology company that develops innovative prescription and consumer products.
“I’m excited to share my experiences building a global, public/private partnership at Darden where a focus on purpose, people and profit is valued”, said Pelletier. “Our organization strives to use smart business strategy to build socially sound and sustainable programs that make it easier for women to get access to the reproductive healthcare products they deserve.”
Ms. Pelletier will speak on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 1:30pm-2:30pm at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, VA.
About Woman Care Global
Woman Care Global is a global non-profit healthcare company whose mission is to provide reproductive health solutions for women and girls around the world. Leveraging our medical, social and commercial expertise, we have built a sustainable value chain that enables us to reliably deliver high-quality products and point of care services, resulting in more informed providers and more family planning options for women and girls. Our hybrid model redirects financial surplus achieved from sales in developed countries to under-served markets thereby eliminating economic and geographic barriers and increasing impact. For more information, please visit womancareglobal.org.
Evofem, Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company that discovers, develops and commercializes prescription and over-the-counter products in the areas of feminine care, contraception, and the prevention of sexually transmitted infections. Evofem, Inc. is committed to delivering effective, woman-controlled, rapidly reversible forms of contraception to women globally.
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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