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Rain Henderson

Founder, Elemental Advisors, Advisor, Clinton Foundation

New York City

Rain has dedicated her career to guiding communities, organizations and leaders in their efforts to improve the lives of the most people possible. Her passion lies in utilizing her formal training in theory of change and movement building to leverage the most effective spheres of influence and foster systems thinking to solve complex problems.

As the Founder of Elemental Advisors Rain helps organizations make meaningful change in the world with sound guidance and tested strategies. Her work includes advising influential leaders in the private and social sectors on how to contribute to the health and well-being others using market structures and aggressive metrics to achieve systemic change.

Most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) at the Clinton Foundation, Rain led the Foundation’s largest domestic initiative aimed at improving the well-being of all United States citizens and reducing the prevalence of chronic disease. There she led the cultivation of $200+ million in strategic investments from Fortune 500s and NGOs, projected to improve the health of 1 in 6 Americans; helped secure the Clinton Foundation’s landmark agreement to improve nutrition and beverage offerings with McDonald’s in 80% of global marketplace; and annually produced the Health Matters Summit Featuring President Clinton and prominent leaders, daily trending on Twitter, 30 million people in 50 states and 107 countries watching online, and significant media coverage.

Previous leadership roles also include serving as the Senior Vice President of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a non-profit organization founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation, Rain was instrumental in helping to build the organization from a blueprint to an award-winning non-profit with a presence in 50 states and a positive impact on the lives of over six million children.

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NYC Open Data Week: "Data and... Health"

NYC Open Data Week: "Data and... Health"

An event bringing together influencers from the physical and mental health spaces, as well as city agencies to discuss how data impacts their organizations.

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