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Rebecca Distler
Director, Global Health Initiatives at Element Inc


Rebecca is Director of Global Health Initiatives at Element, where she manages the world’s largest infant biometric program - a multi-stakeholder collaboration to develop an AI-based solution to link children to immunization and other health records. With a Masters in Public Health, Rebecca is passionate about developing strategic partnerships to scale innovation for impact. Her work has spanned 15+ countries across Africa and Asia, and has included time at Global Health Strategies (supporting the Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges initiative), the Clinton Global Initiative, and World Health Organization, among others.

Agenda Sessions

  • The Future of AI for Good - IBM Watson AI XPRIZE