As Deputy Director, I lead strategic growth and operations for the UCSF Center for Health Equity in Surgery and Anesthesia (CHESA) within the Institute of Global Health Sciences. CHESA's mission to advance health equity in perioperative care in the United States and internationally through research, education, and advocacy and policy.
I am an international development professional and fundraiser with 10+ years of experience in the design, management, and growth of diverse initiatives advancing public health and economic mobility. I have mobilized $30+ million for programs and partnerships in over 10 countries in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East. I am adept at engaging and influencing internal cross-functional collaborators and external key stakeholders from academia, government, businesses, and communities across geographies and cultures.