Jenny Russell is leading Save the Children’s policy and advocacy work on the post-2015 development framework in the United States. Jenny has over eighteen years of experience in political advocacy, coalition building, and implementation of issue campaigns for development and humanitarian organizations.
January 18, 2013 / Jenny Russell
A look at possible international development and aid goals for post 2015 that will focus on ending poverty and hunger while also improving access to clean water, healthcare and education.
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"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.
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