updated Fri. November 17, 2023
The Nation Newspaper
March 3, 2018
President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization, Lois Quam, said post-partum haemorrhage is a leading cause of maternal mortality in the world and access to safe blood transfusion services was a major problem in Nigeria partly due to frequent power outage. Quam, who was accompaniedÃâÃÂ ...
November 14, 2017
Former Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, left, and former UnitedHealth Group executive Lois Quam lay out their vision for the 2023 Expo during a news conference on Friday, April 10, 2015, in St. Paul. (Pioneer Press: Nick Woltman). The Twin Cities are no stranger to hosting big events. In 2008ÃâÃÂ ...
August 8, 2017
Founded in 1957, Pathfinder prides itself on being a pioneer and innovator in the family planning space and was one of the first organizations to offer contraception in the U.S. and in 60 other countries, Lois Quam — who took over as head of the NGO in January — said. Quoting the Spanish poet, AntonioÃâÃÂ ...
July 13, 2017
Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at the Family Planning Summit in London. Photo by: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The London Family Planning Summit held in the United Kingdom on Tuesday has been heralded a major success — raising at least $2.5 billion in newÃâÃÂ ...
Minnesota Public Radio News
April 25, 2017
Committee to bid on World's Fair exposition Former Minn. Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, at podium, lead an announcement at a press conference in St. Paul on April 10, 2015, that backers have formed a formal committee to bid for an off-year World's Fair exposition in 2023. The effort is co-chaired by hotelÃâÃÂ ...
Boston Business Journal
March 2, 2017
L ois Quam, 55, didn't intend to time her next career move to the election of Donald Trump as president. But that's what happened. On the day before Election Day, the former UnitedHealth Group executive was in Sioux City, Iowa, campaigning for Hillary Clinton, for whom she was twice a health care adviserÃâÃÂ ...
February 16, 2017
Lois Quam is assuming leadership of Pathfinder International at a particularly tumultuous time for the reproductive health and family planning sector under a new U.S. administration. It's this challenge — and the excitement she feels about tackling it — that drove her to accept the position with theÃâÃÂ ...
Chronicle of Philanthropy
February 3, 2017
Lois Quam, former special adviser to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was named chief executive of Pathfinder International, a nonprofit that focuses on reproductive health. Ms. Quam is a faculty member at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and was previously chief operatingÃâÃÂ ...
Wicked Local Watertown
January 31, 2017
For business leader and Watertown resident, Lois Quam, heading up Pathfinder International as its chief executive officer is an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of women and families around the world. Quam, named three times to Fortune's list of the most influential women leaders in business,ÃâÃÂ ...
January 30, 2017
Pathfinder's board of directors named Lois Quam CEO last week after conducting an international search. She is a 1979 graduate of Marshall High School. “I'm very pleased to be taking on this new role,” Quam said Monday. She said she was honored to join Pathfinder's international team, which has 60ÃâÃÂ ...
December 9, 2014
Lois Quam, a former UnitedHealth executive who had been a major political contributor when she was married to Minnesota DFL politician Matt Entenza, was remarried last weekend in Washington, D.C.. Blois Olson's Morning Take noted the marriage announcement, which ran in the New York Times.
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