Name: Janine Selendy
Organisation: Horizon International
Role: Chairman and President
Country: United States
Janine Selendy is Founder, Chairman and President of HORIZON International, a non-profit organization based at Yale University, which addresses health, environment and disease issues worldwide. She also serves as principal editor and publisher of Horizon’s web-based Solutions Site. She is executive producer of more than 20 television documentaries, many of which have won awards and have been broadcast in many countries. Her role as producer required research, knowledge of the subjects, writing, editing and fact checking with advisors as well as making co-production arrangements, in-country research and filming preparations, selecting talent and production teams and overseeing entire productions. Her background in medical, scientific, environmental and other areas provides her with an appreciation of the interconnectedness of many subjects. Horizon International focuses on developing and advancing solutions in the areas of health, the environment, and poverty alleviation. The organization is guided by its Scientific Review Board as well as hundreds of cooperating organizations and associates and has produced television programs, conferences and lectures. One of the hallmark productions of Horizon International is the Solutions Site (http://www.solutions-site.org). It is a collaborative program developed with United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Program, United Nations Population Fund, UNICEF, the International Development Research Center, Yale University and Horizon's colleagues at Harvard.