Listen to Monique Sternin, pioneer of Positive Deviance (PD), in a TED talk
Ms. Sternin describes work she and her late husband, Jerry Sternin, did to solve seemingly intractable in countries all over the world. Her international initiatives have included using PD to improve childhood nutrition, improve infant and maternal health, discourage female genital cutting, and prevent child trafficing. In the U.S.her PD work, some of which was done with Plexus Institute, has included using PD to help fight hospital associated infections and to improve attendance and graduation rates in schools. .