On October 12, 2017, over 400 men and women from more than 250 organizations and 68 countries gathered at Stanford for the inaugural Women Leaders in Global Health conference. Another 400 participated by livestream from 30 countries worldwide. Videos of conference sessions are below. Check back for new videos featuring interviews with speakers and participants, available soon. 

View the full conference program.

Save the date for WLGH 2018 hosted by the London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene in London, UK, Nov. 8-9, 2018.


Welcome & Opening Remarks | Michele Barry

Opening Remarks | Persis Drell

Opening Keynote | Jennifer Leaning


Video Message | Melinda Gates

Lightning Round 1 | Presentations showcasing emerging to mid-career women leaders


Lightning Round 2 | Presentations showcasing emerging to mid-career women leaders


Breakout Sessions Report Back | Leads from each breakout session summarize key themes & learnings

Closing Keynote | Hannah Valantine