Sharon Allen is the CEO and Co-founder of World Telehealth Initiative (WTI). Under her leadership, WTI developed an innovative model that leverages remote humanitarian physicians and nurses to provide sustainable medical expertise via telehealth, to vulnerable communities worldwide. Since its founding in 2017, WTI has established remote specialist care and training for onsite clinicians in over 50 under-resourced clinics and hospitals globally. As a recognized pioneer in international philanthropic telehealth, she is often asked to present at notable global healthcare conferences. The United Nations Association awarded Sharon The Peace Prize in 2023.
Sharon has been selected to serve on the World Health Organization Digital Health Board of Advisors and Roster of Experts. She is currently working with WHO on their Telehealth Roadmap for the Underserved.