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Herminia Palacio

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"Opportunity may knock, but you're the one who needs to be ready to open the door" - Interviewing Dr. Herminia Palacio

A Different Kind of Leader

Herminia Palacio, MD, MPH is the President and CEO of the Guttmacher Institute in New York City, where the mission is to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States and globally. Join us as she discusses how her mother's quote grounded her to prepare and influence the pivotal moments and challenges in her life including her experience in crisis management as Medical Branch Director in Houston, TX during Hurricane Katrina in 2005.Follow Dr. Palacio on Twitter: @HerminiaPalacioIntro (00:00) | Quote (01:46) | Early Beginnings (02:53) | Proud Success (10:48) | Leadership Position (14:56) | Current Initiative (18:25) | Sources of Inspiration (20:28) | Hobbies, Books, and Music (26:33) | Good vs. Great Leaders (29:29) | Advice to Younger Self (30:01)


17 Mar 2020