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Gender Equality


Our Gender Equality Division works to achieve gender equality by integrating gender across the foundation’s global work and investing in women’s economic empowerment, women’s leadership, and removing the barriers for women and girls to thrive.

Anita Zaidi

President, Gender Equality and Director, Vaccine Development, Surveillance and EDD

Anita Zaidi oversees the foundation’s efforts to achieve gender equality and is director of the Vaccine Development, Surveillance, and Enteric and Diarrheal Diseases programs.

Josh Lozman

Interim Director, Gender Equality and Director, Global Policy & Advocacy

Josh Lozman leads advocacy and communications for Gender Equality, the strategy for Melinda Gates’ advocacy and communications, and is the interim director for the Gender Equality program.

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