Margaret is the Executive Director of the United to Beat Malaria campaign. She loves tackling complex problems to make the world a better place and taking adventures from Alaska to Guatemala to Rwanda. Margaret has three young kids, so she is particularly passionate about protecting children from malaria.View Bio
Alison is the Senior Director of the United to Beat Malaria campaign, oversees resource mobilization, partnerships, communications and marketing. When she is not advocating for kids around the world, she is rooting for her son and daughter on the basketball court.View Bio
Margaret is the Executive Director of the United Nations Foundation’s United to Beat Malaria campaign, which is committed to saving lives and defeating malaria. Margaret oversees the campaign’s lifesaving portfolio of work – from resource mobilization and programmatic grants to advocacy and champion engagement to building strong synergies with UN partners and the global malaria community.
Before joining United to Beat Malaria, Margaret worked at the ONE Campaign, running strategic partnerships and mobilizing grassroots advocates on a wide range of global health and poverty issues. She worked with UNICEF in Botswana to develop media and civil society engagement strategies to further children’s rights within the context of the HIV epidemic and as a consultant for the U.S. Coalition for Child Survival to identify and implement advocacy and coalition-building best practices.
She has a Master’s in Public Policy with a focus on global health from George Mason University and a broad range of experience in issue-based mobilization and political campaigning, non-profit fundraising, and international development. Margaret and her husband have three young kids, so she is particularly passionate about protecting children from malaria.
Alison Oliveira Wheeler is the Senior Director of the United Nation Foundation’s United to Beat Malaria campaign, the world’s largest and most powerful community of supporters and advocates committed to saving lives and defeating malaria.
Alison is committed to building better futures for children, women and families around the globe. Prior to joining the campaign, she led marketing, communications and development teams at award-winning global non-profit organizations, SOS Children’s Villages and Women for Women International.
Prior to her work with global organizations, Alison held brand, marketing and new product development roles with media and technology companies, domestically and internationally.
She received her Bachelor of Arts from UCLA and earned her MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland with her husband and two children.
Cecilia leads the UN Foundation’s malaria policy and advocacy global health portfolio and plays a key role in driving global health planning efforts, particularly in pandemic preparedness. As a medical doctor from Peru, Cecilia is committed to advancing locally driven solutions to achieve human development with equity.
Patty manages the implementation of the UN Foundation’s strategy to advance support for malaria elimination in the Americas. As an anthropologist, she is passionate about advancing human development for women, indigenous people and other vulnerable populations.
Jess Pavel is the Director of Global Health Advocacy Director for Malaria at the UN Foundation. In this role, she directs the advocacy work of the United to Beat Malaria campaign, including its work to advance malaria intervention programs and pandemic preparedness. Outside of the office you can find her traveling, trying new coffee spots, or outdoors.
Bridget leads advocacy efforts and engagement with freshman Members of Congress and their staff to join the fight to end malaria across the globe. Outside of the office you can find her at the gym, traveling, cooking, or cuddling with her goldendoodle, Luca.
Wendy equips and empowers our grassroots advocates across the country to take action in the fight to end malaria. When not working to create a malaria-free world, Wendy enjoys connecting with friends and family, watching documentaries and practicing yoga.
Maegan supports the work of the Grassroots Advocacy team by mobilizing and empowering advocates from across the country to unite in the fight against malaria. In her free time, Maegan enjoys watching live theater, trying out new restaurants, and spending time with her cat.
Leander supports the Grassroots Advocacy Team by assisting with the development and execution of advocacy activation campaigns and maintaining systems to help track advocate and partner data. Outside of work, he can be found experimenting in the kitchen, biking, or playing the guitar.
Emile leads our communications and digital media development. In past lives, Emile has been a journalist, dog walker, tour guide, grant writer, and a failed vegetarian.
Deep supports the communications team with social media, digital marketing, and communications work across the campaign. Outside of the office you can find him traveling, drumming, or playing soccer.
Jonathan manages the portfolio of amazing corporate partners for the United to Beat Malaria campaign. When he isn’t collaborating with companies to end malaria, he is most likely spending time with his family, on his bike, or baking.
Candice manages the grassroots donor and major donor fundraising program for the campaign. Outside of United to Beat Malaria, you will most likely find her reading, paddle boarding, playing soccer, or on her quest to find the best bagel.
Lama supports the Development and Partnerships Team by assisting with the formulation and execution of fundraising campaigns and maintaining systems to help track fundraising partner data. Outside of work you can find her biking long distances, creating mosaics, or cooking Lebanese cuisine.