Mary is a Manager at Global Health Strategies (GHS). She first joined GHS in August 2013 to work with the polio team and is now also a part of the team working on Ebola.
Prior to GHS, she earned a Master of Public Administration degree from New York University (NYU), where she specialized in international health policy and nonprofit management. While at NYU, Mary helped lead a rapid assessment of a USAID/PEPFAR-funded initiative in Ethiopia that promoted environmentally sustainable livelihoods, with a focus on individuals living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Mary also spent three months in Rwanda with The Access Project, a nonprofit that works to improve the managerial capacity of rural health centers throughout the country. Previously, she worked in Washington, DC, at Weber Shandwick, a global communications agency, where she consulted organizations focused on issues in health and human rights. Mary also spent two years working on the communications team at the National Women’s Law Center.
Mary has a B.A. in Journalism and minor in International Development and Conflict Management from the University of Maryland in College Park.