Global South Solutions started as Temi’s dream project in 2016. She noticed a growing dissatisfaction among workers in the health sector. She decided to do something about it. Leveraging over 13 years of global health care management experience, she started Global South Solutions to work with entry and mid-career health professionals to help them make a career pivot in the health sector.Temi discovered her passion for coaching as Operations lead for a healthcare startup, where she endeavored to make it a “best place to work”. Prior to that she was a Health Workforce Technical Advisor for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), one of the world’s largest multilateral donors, where she provided technical leadership on human resources for health and health systems strengthening and oversaw multi-country, $100M+ implementations.She has also held senior roles in public health workforce development program as National Program Director for Health Career Connection, healthcare operations at Johns Hopkins Medicine International in Panama, and global health as Regional Director for the William J. Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative in Ethiopia. Mrs. Ifafore-Calfee received her M.P.H. from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and B.A. from Yale University. She has also attained her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
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Temi Ifafore-Calfee, MPH, PMP works one-on-one with entry and mid-career professionals to get unstuck and make a career pivot in the health sector. Send her a message on her LinkedIn page if you're in need of career coaching.