Alana Changoor is a Program Coordinator with Grand Challenges Canada. In her role, she facilitates negotiations and post-deal support for innovators receiving seed and transition-to-scale funding across the organization’s targeted challenges. This includes Saving Lives at Birth (SL@B), Saving Brains, and Grand Challenges Canada’s new Options for Pregnancy Termination Innovation Initiative (OPTions Initiative).
Prior to joining Grand Challenges Canada, Alana completed a Master’s of Science in Global Health, with a specialization in Global Health Management at McMaster University. She has also previously interned with Grand Challenges Canada’s Knowledge Management and Translation team. Alana is passionate about maternal, newborn and child health – and is both excited and honored to be supporting the work of organizations innovating for impact in this field.