Aubrey Cody’s impactful work in global health and development spans over 17 years. She has experience in the areas of women’s and children’s health; communicable and noncommunicable diseases; water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); as well as humanitarian aid. Her expertise is in organizational assessment and strategic guidance, stakeholder engagement, coalition building, advocacy strategy development, and meeting development and facilitation.
Aubrey has designed and supported the implementation of innovative strategies and programs across a diverse range of issues for clients including Save the Children US, IntraHealth International, the International Rescue Committee, the Noncommunicable Disease Alliance(NCDA), the White Ribbon Alliance, AVAC, the UN Joint Global Programme (UNJGP) on Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control, and the Global Coordination Mechanism on the Prevention and Control of NCDs (GCM/NCD), among others.
For the past four years, Aubrey has supported the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, advising teams in reaching policy, advocacy, and communications objectives. Aubrey has supported key initiatives and strategies at the foundation including a parliamentarian landscaping, the Indonesia country strategy, and the Asia Pacific malaria strategy. Aubrey also currently manages GHV’s WASH; Africa advocacy;Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, GlobalFinancing Facility and Gavi; and Malaria portfolios with the foundation.
Aubrey served as the Secretariat for two global coalitions – Cervical Cancer Action for Elimination (CCAE) and the Taskforce on Women and NCDs – for seven years.In these roles, Aubrey provided various services from coordinating partner roles and designing and executing global advocacy campaigns to developing technical resources for in-country partners.
Aubrey has co-authored numerous publications including: The Vitality of Forests: Illustrating the Evidence Connecting Forests and Human Health; Charting a Path to Impact: Accelerating progress in partnership with parliamentarians; Progress in Cervical CancerPrevention: The CCA Report Card 2015; A Call to Action: Girls and Adolescents; and the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children: Country Studies. She has field experience in Afghanistan, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Zimbabwe, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
Aubrey holds a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a Master of Public Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.