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Annamarie from St. Paul is working to transform Minnesota by ‘bringing maternal, newborn and pediatric health to the forefront of everything we do’.

Annamarie Saarinen is a public affairs and public policy expert with a focus on health economics and the integration of AI and technology in healthcare ecosystems. She has dedicated her career to improving maternal, newborn, and pediatric health, and has been a driving force in several initiatives and organizations that aim to improve health outcomes for these vulnerable populations.

As the co-founder and Chief of Research Collaborative at the Newborn Foundation, Saarinen has worked tirelessly to develop innovative solutions to address the challenges faced by mothers and their newborns in resource-poor settings. She is also the founder of BloomStandard, a pediatric medtech company that provides vital medical technologies to these underserved communities.

In addition to her work with the Newborn Foundation and BloomStandard, Saarinen has served as a technical advisor to the World Health Organization, where she has played a key role in developing specifications and supply chains for essential medical technologies. She has also been a mentor to Summit Fellows and a cohort member of the MedTech Innovator APAC 2020 program.

Saarinen is a committed member of the United Nations Secretary General's Every Woman Every Child initiative, and has been involved in the organization's public and private sector innovation efforts. She is also a founding member of the Every Breath Counts Coalition and the Global Newborn Screening Translational Research Institute.

With her extensive experience in public policy and her deep commitment to improving healthcare outcomes for mothers, newborns, and children, Annamarie Saarinen is well-positioned to help unite and transform Minnesota's healthcare system. Her expertise in the development of equitable and accessible technology solutions for low-resource settings will be invaluable in addressing the unique challenges faced by the state's most vulnerable populations.

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Annamarie's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Annamarie’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Annamarie will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Annamarie’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Annamarie tends to be pragmatic, reliable, and very organized.


OVERVIEW:

Annamarie tends to ask a lot of questions, so be prepared for a lengthy, in-depth conversation. Patiently answer each question logically and avoid rushing them through the discussion in any way.

What comes naturally to Annamarie

  • Communicating an important concern primarily in writing

  • Reading an instruction manual

  • Articulating a clear plan of action before a big decision


COMMUNICATON:

Make sure to prepare in advance when speaking with Annamarie. Provide specifics, avoid ambiguity, and use logical claims to support your argument.

When speaking to Annamarie

  • Be prepared to answer questions

  • Avoid sarcasm

  • Remain stoic and objective


MOTIVATION:

Annamarie is more than willing to take on the tedious and more structured tasks. They will appreciate a full strategy and plan that they can follow to knock out each task and pull their weight on the team.

What motivates Annamarie

  • Structure

  • Opportunities to demonstrate expertise

  • Rules and processes


WORK:

Annamarie appreciates a direct and fact-based approach to work. They are reserved and autonomous and prefers to work independently for long periods of time. Annamarie is naturally skeptical, but will dive into complex topics for long periods of time if it's an area of interest.

When working with Annamarie

  • Verbally recognize her expertise

  • Present the pros and cons of your ideas

  • Give her time to work on her own

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Annamarie’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Annamarie’s online activity.

Secretary General's Every Woman

Screening Translational Research Institute

Private Sector Innovation

Breath Counts Coalition

Newborn Foundation

Humphrey Fellow

supply chain

tech development

government relations

health economics

healthcare ecosystems

Summit Fellows

Public Affairs

Child initiative

public policy

low-resource settings

AI

Co-founder

Founder

Bloom Standard

School

Mentor

Advisory Committee

Project Investigator

Secretary General's Every Woman

Screening Translational Research Institute

Private Sector Innovation

Breath Counts Coalition

Newborn Foundation

Humphrey Fellow

supply chain

tech development

government relations

health economics

healthcare ecosystems

Summit Fellows

Public Affairs

Child initiative

public policy

low-resource settings

AI

Co-founder

Founder

Bloom Standard

School

Mentor

Advisory Committee

Project Investigator

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youBloom Standard, Incfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Annamarie extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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