FORA.tv Speaker - John Tedstrom

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Biography

Dr. John Tedstrom is Executive Director of the Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GBC), where he leads the world's premier international NGO uniting over 220 companies in the fight against HIV/AIDS. He is the founder of Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS (TPAA) and served as its President and CEO until August 1, 2006. In August 2006, GBC and TPAA initiated a process that will join the two organizations. Before founding TPAA in July 2003, John served as Vice President for Policy Studies and Vice President for Global Security at the EastWest Institute (EWI). In those positions, he was responsible for conceptualizing and building new programs, recruiting staff, securing funding, and implementing projects in the U.S., Western Europe, and the New Independent States (NIS). While at EWI, John conceived and founded the U.S.-Russia Working Group Against HIV/AIDS along with Leo Hindery and Mikhail Margelov.

2 Programs

Men Playing Their Part for Women and Children's Health

09.19.11 | 00:47:38 min | 0 comments

Redefining AIDS in Asia

03.26.08 | 01:32:32 min | 1 comment