The Ted Fellows application closes on Sept 10th, and I'd like to apply. Here's the thing; they look for innovators and industry disruptors- people who have a story. I know I have a story, but it's been difficult for me to think of a good angle that will catch the application readers eye, with the goal of being selected.
Why I think I add to the diverse application pool.
I was a Global Health Corps Fellow- working for Africa's largest healthcare distribution company (Imperial health Sciences). I was located in Malawi- a very poor, ill healthcare delivery infrastructure, non-sustainable country. We established a working systems, reducing stock-outs fro life saving drugs across the country by over 60% within the first 10 months of the project.
Today, I work for a healthcare consulting company in NYC, focusing on improving the "bottom line" of healthcare facilities. Specifically, my current project is NYU Langone Health- We've saved the hospital millions of dollar.
Additionally, (my angle, and possibly my pitch) would be something along the lines of using Six sigma (a process improvement methodology) to improve the bottom line in healthcare facilities.
I would like to find someone who can craft something magical, that in a way combines my experience, and my ideas, to ultimately become a TED Fellow.