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The leaders of the Communications team oversee engagement with employees and audiences around the world to raise awareness, mobilize resources, and help accelerate progress toward a healthier and more equitable world.

Susan Byrnes

Chief Communications Officer

Susan Byrnes leads the foundation’s communications division, leveraging voice and brand on behalf of the foundation’s mission to promote equity for all people around the world.

Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur

Director, Office of the CCO and Chief of Staff

Saleemah Abdul-Ghafur is the Communications Division director and chief of staff in the Office of the CCO.

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