Kathleen Goodman, deputy director, Strategy, Planning & Management, leads strategy and operations for the Vaccine Delivery team.
Kathleen joined the foundation in 2011 where she served as director, Strategy, Planning & Management for our Communications division. Before starting at the foundation, Kathleen was Senior Director at Point B, leading strategy and organizational development engagements for Fortune 100 clients in retail, manufacturing, technology, aerospace, healthcare and philanthropy. Prior to Point B, Kathleen worked in organizational development at Starbucks and The Christian Science Monitor.
Kathleen holds an MA in Management and Organizational Communication from Emerson College and a BA in Biology from Whitman College.
"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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