GLHT Design Competition

Keynote Speakers

About our keynote speakers

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Leith Greenslade, MBA, MPA Founder and CEO, JustActions

Leith Greenslade is the founder and CEO of JustActions, a global consulting company working with public, private, and not-for-profit organizations to accelerate ten health and development objectives. Flagship JustActions initiatives include the Every Breath Counts Coalition, an alliance of 100 organizations working together to reduce deaths from pneumonia, the Motherhood +Public Power Index, and the #KnowHerName Campaign. She is a board member of TEAMFund and a member of the “la Caixa” Foundation Global Health Advisory Committee. Leith has served on the U.S. Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and in several positions with the Australian Government, including with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health. Leith holds a master’s in public administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, a master’s in business administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a First Class Honors Degree from the University of Queensland. She is a Salzburg Global Fellow and was Global Australian of the Year in 2021.

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Nuttada Panpradist, PhD Biomedical Researcher and Engineer, University of Washington

Nuttada Panpradist is a bioengineer by training and an advocate for high-quality healthcare equity through capacity building and bi-directional collaborations. She is a post-doctoral research fellow who collaborates with several prestigious labs at the University of Washington, including the Dr. Grace John-Stewart at the Global WACh in the Department of Global Health (DGH), the Lutz lab in bioengineering, the Molecular Information Systems (MISL) lab in computer science engineering, and the University of Washington Center for Environmental Forensic Science (CEFS). She serves as the primary investigator and initiator of a project funded by the 2022 University of Washington Population Health grant to pursue potential solutions to mental health and well-being challenges, healthcare access, and point-of-care diagnostics. She works in support of global health internationally as a research officer at the Kenya Ministry of Health, as a faculty lecturer at the Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences at Chiang Mai University in Thailand, and as an external faculty member in the master’s program in Forest Biology at Kasetsart University in Thailand. She has developed a capacity-building workshop for Chiang Mai University on Academic Writing for NIH Proposals and Technology Transfer from Innovative Ideas to Commercialization.