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Vice President, International Health Policy and Practice Innovations Program, Commonwealth Fund
Nanjira Sambuli is a researcher, policy analyst, and strategist interested in and working on understanding the unfolding, gendered impacts of ICT adoption on governance, media, entrepreneurship and culture.
Nanjira is a commissioner on the Lancet & Financial Times Global Commission (Governing Health Futures 2030), president and co-chair of the Transform Health Coalition, a board member at The New Humanitarian, Development Gateway, and Digital Impact Alliance (DIAL). She is also a Ford Global Fellow.
Nanjira also sits on several advisory boards, including the World Economic Forum’s Technology and Social Justice Initiatives, <A+> Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms, and the Carnegie Council’s AI and Equality Initiative. Additionally, she is a diplomacy moderator at the Geneva Science and Diplomacy Anticipator (GESDA).
As Global Head for Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Science for Minds, Husseini Manji, MD, FRCPC leads the new initiative aimed at addressing the significant unmet needs of patients with neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders. His team is working to catalyze the development of novel and improved solutions for our patients worldwide with a focus on dementia; serious mental health disorders, especially those affecting youth; and innovative digital solutions/technologies.
Previously, Dr. Manjiwas Global Therapeutic Head for Neuroscience at Janssen Research & Development, one of the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. Prior to joining J&J, Dr. Manji was Chief of the Laboratory of Molecular Pathophysiology at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Director of the NIH Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, the largest of its kind in the world.
His research has helped to conceptualize neuropsychiatric conditions as genetically influenced disorders of synapses and circuits and has prompted the investigation of novel therapeutics for patients. Dr. Manji is a Visiting Professor at Duke University and was recently appointed an Honorary Fellow at Oxford University.
As a partner of MGI, McKinsey’s business and economics research arm, Anu leads research focused on global labor markets and skills; gender economics; migration; inclusive growth; and applying technology to solving development challenges including financial inclusiveness. She also leads research efforts focused on India’s economic future. Anu has co-authored MGI reports including “The future of work after COVID-19”; “The future of women at work; “The power of parity”; “The social contract in the 21st century”; “Digital identification: A key to inclusive growth”; “People on the move: Global migration's impact and opportunity”; and “Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation”. Previously, Anu was a partner of McKinsey based in Mumbai, where she co-led McKinsey’s Financial Institutions practice in India. She has authored several reports and white papers on India’s economic growth and financial sector development.