About Alanna

TED Conferences

TEDGlobal 2014, TED2014, TED2013, TEDGlobal 2012, TEDIndia 2009

An idea worth spreading

Positive Deviance

I'm passionate about

Improving global health, smart aid, and doing international development better

Talk to me about

Global health, international development, raising a preschooler, being an expatriate, Alzheimer's disease, Central Asia, blogging, Twitter, and finding a way to start changing the world.

People don't know I'm good at

I can write a sonnet about anything if you give me about 20 minutes. Not a good sonnet, mind you. But it will be in proper form.

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