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Our Global Development Program leadership team oversees the foundation's work in developing countries on agricultural development, family health, vaccine delivery, financial services for the poor, emergency relief, and access to computers and the Internet.

Christopher Elias

President,
Global Development

As the head of Global Development, Dr. Chris Elias focuses on high-impact, sustainable solutions for people in developing countries.

Pamela Anderson

Director,
Global Development

Pamela Anderson leads the team that works to reduce hunger and poverty for millions of farming families in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by increasing agricultural productivity in a sustainable way.

Brian Arbogast

Director,
Global Development

Brian Arbogast leads the foundation’s effort to bring groundbreaking innovations in sanitation technology and new ways to deliver sanitation products and services to people in the developing world.

Shawn Baker

Director,
Global Development

Shawn Baker leads the foundation’s work to deliver proven interventions and creating new tools and strategies to ensure that pregnant women and young children receive the nutrition they need for healthy growth and development.

Hugh Chang

Director and Interim Director,
Global Development

Hugh Chang works on strategic planning, portfolio management and coordination across the foundation’s global activities.

Mariam Claeson

Director,
Global Development

Dr. Mariam Claeson manages the Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health portfolio within the Family Health Division.

Gary Darmstadt

Senior Fellow,
Global Development

Dr. Gary L. Darmstadt leads the Family Health Division, comprised of the Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health (MNCH), Family Planning and Nutrition Strategic Project Teams.

Dana Hovig

Director,
Global Development

Dana Hovig leads the foundation's efforts to speed up the launch, improve the delivery, enhance integration, and scale up the use of life saving and life-changing products, services, technologies, and service delivery innovations.

Deborah Jacobs

Director,
Global Development

Deborah Jacobs oversees our efforts to improve access to information and technology in public libraries in developing countries.

Orin Levine

Director,
Global Development

Dr. Orin Levine leads the foundation’s efforts to evaluate new vaccines and to improve routine immunization systems.

Cheryl Scott

Senior Advisor,
Global Development

Cheryl Scott, senior advisor, provides strategy counsel and support to the Global Development Program in its work to ensure that vaccines and other health solutions reach the people who need them the most.

Kellie Sloan

Director and Chief of Staff,
Global Development

Kellie Sloan serves as an extension of the president within Global Development and across the foundation on programmatic issues, critical partnerships, and execution of the division strategic objectives.

Rodger Voorhies

Director,
Global Development

Rodger Voorhies leads the foundation’s effort to make financial services accessible to poor people throughout the developing world.

Jay Wenger

Director,
Global Development

Dr. Jay Wenger leads polio eradication efforts within the Global Development Program.

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