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Leaders from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Mastercard join The Washington Post at Davos

In addition, Executive Editor Sally Buzbee will moderate a panel discussion for the 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Conference that will be livestreamed on The Post’s site.

Washington Post Live, The Post’s live journalism platform, will convene an evening in Davos, Switzerland examining the impact of digital inclusion on the global economy through conversations with leaders from Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Mastercard. HPE CEO Antonio Neri will talk one-on-one with Post Executive Editor Sally Buzbee about why he advocates for a deeper focus on data to help close the digital divide. Post Economics Correspondent Abha Bhattarai will sit down with Mike Froman, Vice Chairman and President of Strategic Growth for Mastercard, to delve into the global impact of connecting unbanked populations to the digital economy.

As part of the 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Conference agenda, Buzbee will moderate a global public health discussion looking at tuberculosis and strategies to eradicate the virus that features World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The conversation will be livestreamed on The Post’s site.

Tuesday, January 17 at 4:15pm

Ending Tuberculosis: How Do We Get There?

In 2020, almost 10 million people fell ill from tuberculosis and 1.5 million people died. Nevertheless, prospects for more effective TB vaccines have improved recently and new vaccines are in final stages of development. What mechanisms can accelerate development and deployment to save lives?

· Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva

· Peter Sands, Executive Director, Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GF), Geneva

· Jeremy Farrar, Director, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom

Moderated by Sally Buzbee, Executive Editor, The Washington Post

In addition, Buzbee and Post CRO Joy Robins will lead conversations at the Female Quotient Equality Lounge® with brand leaders around workplace wellness and ways they can and should embrace uncertainty. Post Foreign Affairs Columnist Ishaan Tharoor will drive a discussion looking at key takeaways from the 2022 World Cup in a panel hosted by Goal 17 Partners.

The Forum’s annual gathering in Davos convenes global news leaders across sectors for in-depth, of-the-moment conversations that explore elements of the global economy and look ahead at what’s to come.

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