Dr. Power is Managing Director and Head of Innovation at InterMedia, based in London.
His work focuses on the role of media and communication in advancing health, governance and human rights. From 2003 until 2010, Gerry was Director of Research and Learning with BBC Media Action. He has served on the faculty at the University of Texas, the Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, Mexico, the University of California Los Angeles and at the London School of Economics. In 2010, Gerry was awarded the Communication Research as Collaborative Practice Award by the International Communication Association. In 2011, he was made a fellow of the University of Melbourne. Gerry holds a PhD from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California.
May 04, 2012 / Gerry Power
Does your work involve communicating about international development and aid? Read this!
Full Blog Post ›
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
©2013 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation