Linda Pfeiffer is founder, president and CEO of INMED Partnerships for Children. She is a pioneer in the formation of collaborative public-private partnerships that leverage the unique skills and resources of corporations, governments, and community groups, to sustain vital health, education, and community development programs around the world. Dr. Pfeiffer has a Ph.D. in anthropology and archaeology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Following teaching positions at the University of California and consulting roles with the World Bank, Dr. Pfeiffer directed programs for a humanitarian relief agency before founding INMED Partnerships for Children in 1986.
Community health workers — many of whom have no previous formal work experience — become recognized as powerful agents of change. Linda Pfeiffer, president and CEO of INMED Partnerships for Children, shares her organization's experiences in Peru.