The Carter Center Rocks My World
Hey folks. About once a month we have guests come by and speak to the editorial staff about their line of work. It's called the "staff enrichment lecture series," and was started by Fan Stuff's Tracy Wilson. We've had professionals come by that work in zoos, museums, aquariums, elder care facilities and the like. It's actually very enriching and we're lucky our company cares about this kind of thing.
Today, our speaker was a woman named Kelly Callahan. She works as an Assistant Director of Program Support for from The Carter Center here in Atlanta. Her focus is in the department of health programs. In short, Ms. Callahan helps to institute health programs in some of the poorest places on Earth, mainly in Africa. Much of her work over the past decade was spent helping to nearly eradicate Guinea Worm Disease. Josh and I spoke about this awful disease in our parasites podcast and let me just say that it ain't pretty. See more »