Jenny Sequeira

Jenny Sequeira brings over twenty years of global public health expertise in primary health care, immunization, and behavioral/human-centered approaches in low resource settings and in close collaboration with local communities. She is passionate about enabling realistic, sustainable, and practical health solutions within the social structures and norms of a country; in advancing maternal, neonatal and child health in government public health systems; and designing and scaling up user-centered promising practices. As a consultant, her vision is to provide high quality, creative, and impactful services to help address complex public health challenges, using approaches that strengthen local capacities. Most recently, while at the Gates Foundation, Jenny led the demand/behavior change and routine immunization portfolios for the Foundation in Nigeria, built and maintained relationships with key government officials and donors in-country, coordinated the Foundation’s high-level Memorandum Of Understanding agreements with Governors across six northern Nigerian states, with USAID, the Aliko Dangote Foundation, and others, and managed Nigeria-focused and global grants. Jenny has worked and resided in Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, The Gambia, and Uganda, and has done short term work in over 20 other countries. She has an MPH from Loma Linda University School of Public Health and a BS in Health Science from Walla Walla University.