November 20, 2017 - 11:45AM
November 20, 2017 - 1:00PM

Description:

Zipline is a Silicon Valley-based startup that designs, manufactures, and operates small robotic airplanes for medical product delivery. Join us over pizza to learn about Zipline's first year of lifesaving deliveries in Rwanda, its expansion to Tanzania next year, and its vision for instant delivery for the planet. 

Guest Speaker:

Brittany Hume Charm
Head of International Growth, Zipline

Brittany leads international growth at Zipline International, a Silicon Valley-based startup that designs, manufactures, and operates drones to deliver essential medical products to health facilities in areas with challenging terrain and road infrastructure. In this role, she develops partnerships with ministries of health and other global health stakeholders to extend Zipline’s services to new communities and patients.

Prior to Zipline, Brittany was a Principal at the Skoll Foundation, where she led the Foundation's investments in social entrepreneurs working to transform global health delivery and other pressing problems. Prior to Skoll, she worked at the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, a venture philanthropy firm that makes highly engaged investments in scalable social enterprises, and Johnson & Johnson, where she managed the corporation's global portfolio of HIV/AIDS philanthropic investments.  Brittany began her career at McKinsey & Company, where she provided strategic and analytical support to Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries as well as organizations in the social sector, including foundations, multilaterals, and large nonprofits.

 

Brittany Hume Charm Headshot