Panagora Group

About Panagora Group

Panagora is a social enterprise dedicated to providing high-quality, high impact international health, development, and learning consulting. We are a dynamic woman-owned small business partner focused on market based and integrated local solutions that strengthen country capacity and independence; and on learning, communications, and technology solutions to accelerate and heighten impact.

As a small business, we are able to implement novel and innovative approaches using highly participatory approaches to mobilize community, civil society, and government energy in defining and owning solutions, and to promote inclusive development that benefits all groups.

We embrace a virtuous cycle of knowledge stewardship, collaborative learning, and application of evidence to heighten and accelerate positive health and development outcomes.

Panagora Group offers an array of global health, international development, and learning services and experts across a wide range of technical and cross-cutting areas. We can provide expertise as short-term or long-term technical assistance in-country or in Washington, D.C. through institutional support mechanisms.

• Global Health
• Gender Equality and Empowerment
• Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance
• Agriculture and Food Security
• Education
• Environment and Climate Change
• Working in Crises and Conflict
• Economic Growth and Trade
• Water and Sanitation

• Learning
• Monitoring and Evaluation
• Capacity Building
• Implementation
• Planning and Design

Betsy Bassan, Panagora’s President and CEO, has held a variety of executive and leadership positions, e.g., at Chemonics International, Save the Children, Society for International Development, and the Small Business Association of International Companies. She brings a proven track record of transformational leadership, spurring teams to achieve ambitious strategies in highly pragmatic ways, from policy advocacy in Washington, D.C., to community-level programming in developing countries. Betsy Bassan is a 2021 Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic region and a 2020 Enterprising Woman of the Year Awardee.


International Development and Global Health Intern

July 2018 Silver Spring, MD
“I loved the small owned women business aspect, with a small office, everyone knew everyone and it was a close knit group. I also learned a lot while I was there, especially the important role the company plays in carrying out USAID projects. ”
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