The Children & Nature Network is inspiring the global movement to increase equitable access to nature so that children - and natural places - can thrive.

The C&NN International Leadership Summit will engage 400 people in productive working sessions in six action areas: Green Schoolyards, City Government, Next Generation Leadership, Grassroots Leaders, Healthcare Providers, Nature-based Learning Research. Summit participants will work over two days to develop shared goals, action agendas and explore methods for measuring progress in their Action Areas.

Since you are participating in a specific Action Area, your schedule will be completed for you-- this means that you will not need to sign up for any Summit sessions in Sched. By the beginning of May, we will link your Sched profile to your Action Area.  
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Abhay Dandekar

Kaiser Permanente
Abhay Dandekar is a board certified Pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente East Bay and is committed to healthy spaces and patient and family centered care for all.  After completing his B.S. Degree at UC Berkeley and his M.D. from New York Medical College, he completed his training in Pediatrics at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Pediatric Residency Training Program in Oakland, CA.  Dr. Dandekar is an active leader in medical education, ambulatory care, and advocating for healthy communities through a model of total health.  Through his endeavors at Kaiser Permanente and in the community, he has cultivated change and innovative methods for clinicians to address equity and social determinants of health.  He is passionate about organizing engagement around the intersection of health advocacy and the environments that allow children to thrive.