A woman-owned small business providing novel and integrated solutions in health, development, and learning.
Make our world a better place for good.
Panagora is dedicated to providing high-quality, high-impact international health, development, and learning consulting. We serve as a dependable small business partner focused on public-private partnerships and integrated solutions that build country capacity and independence; and on learning, communications, and technology solutions to accelerate and heighten impact.
- Care deeply about our work
- Inspire collegiality and engagement
- Live a culture of learning
- Lead for quality results
- Champion user needs
- Embrace challenge and complexity
- Promote proven approaches
- Deliver solutions that stick
- Accelerate ownership and capacity
- Work and partner ethically
- Advance inclusion and participation
- Pioneer creativity
- Bridge people, ideas, and technology
- Stay agile and responsive
Panagora Group is a woman-owned small business (WOSB) dedicated to high-impact international development. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions that build national capacity and promote sustainability through robust local participation and capacity building, utilizing highly integrated and private sector solutions. Throughout our work, we embrace a virtuous circle of knowledge stewardship, collaborative learning, and application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes. Panagora is a social enterprise with an established USAID NICRA.
Panagora offers a range of international development and global health services and experts. We provide short- and long-term technical assistance at the country level or in Washington, D.C. Drawing on decades of experience across all developing regions, our team offers a range of foundational international health and development services, with specialized expertise in:
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
Private Sector Solutions
Knowledge Management and Communications
Participatory assessment, design, and evaluation
Performance monitoring and data use
Knowledge curation and learning
Capacity building and institutional strengthening
Market and best practices studies
Training and facilitation
Activity implementation, from start to finish
As a small business, we are able to implement novel and innovative approaches using highly participatory approaches to mobilize community, civil society, and government energy in defining and owning solutions, and to promote inclusive development that benefits all groups. Ultimately, we work to promote country ownership and sustained performance so that our efforts help achieve our mission of making the world a better place for good.
ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Betsy Bassan, Panagora’s President and CEO, has held a variety of executive and leadership positions, e.g., at Chemonics International, Save the Children, Society for International Development, and the Small Business Association of International Companies. She brings a proven track record of transformational leadership, spurring teams to achieve ambitious strategies in highly pragmatic ways, from policy advocacy in Washington, D.C., to community-level programming in developing countries. Insights Success Magazine named Betsy as one of “The 30 Most Inspiring Women in Business” in 2017.
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