6th Annual Champion Summit

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Taking place from Monday, February 27 through Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in our Nation’s Capital, the Shot@Life Champion Summit is our marquee event bringing together nearly 100 activists from all different walks of life to be inspired and attend trainings around global childhood
immunizations. At the summit, Champions hear from experts in the areas of vaccines, global health, and international development, and will learn how to advocate and put your skills into practice with other Champions as you meet with your members of Congress together.

Last year’s highlights included:

  • Addresses by incredible speakers such as:
    • Dr. Francis Kateh, Deputy Minister and Chief Medical Officer of the Ministry of Health in the Republic of Liberia
    • Seth Berkley, Chief Executive Officer of GAVI
    • Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    • Pamela White, Former U.S. Ambassador to Haiti and The Gambia
  • Special guest appearances by Nigeria-born polio survivor and para-Olympian Dennis Ogbe, as well as from Ironman triathlete, polio survivor, and advocate Minda Dentler
  • Meetings on Capitol Hill with members of Congress or their staff
  • Interactive workshops led by experts in the fields of public health, advocacy, and media outreach

Summit applications closed January 9, 2017. We hope to see many of you there!

 

Click here to see pictures from last year’s Summit!

  • Shot@Life educates, connects and empowers Americans to champion vaccines as one of the most cost-effective ways to save the lives of children in developing countries. A national call to action for a global cause, the campaign rallies the American public, members of Congress, and civil society partners around the fact that together, we can save...

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