How do you eradicate a disease? This is the question that Jennifer will answer as she shares the story of Polio eradication. It is a disease on the brink of extinction and the finish line is in sight. It is a complex tale complete with heroic and deadly twists and turns. Discover what the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is doing to eliminate this paralyzing disease and in turn, keep a promise to the children of the world. Jennifer is the President and CEO of Media Street Productions Inc., an award-winning television production company in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Jennifer is also the Vice President of Rotary International. At Rotary International, she along with sixteen global directors, oversee the policy, governance and fiduciary responsibilities of the organization's 1.2-million members in more than 35-thousand clubs.
One of Rotary International's most recognized communicators, Jennifer has presented keynote addresses and training workshops at hundreds of conferences across North America and overseas. Jennifer also contributes much of her energy to local organizations. She is the immediate past Chair of the Board of Governors at the University of Windsor and the past Chair of the Board of Directors at the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce. She has been recognized for Rotary’s Service above Self Award and the Citation for Meritorious Service, the YMCA Peace Medallion, the Queen’s Diamond Jubi This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
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