Kaitlin Christenson

Kaitlin is an effective leader and strategist with more than fifteen years of experience in program leadership and management, global health policy and advocacy, strategy development, and coalition building. She has leveraged her years of experience working with government stakeholders, nonprofits, universities and research institutions, and the for-profit sector in multiple geographies to produce meaningful collaborations and program impact across a range of topics.

As a consultant with Global Health Visions, Kaitlin supports policy and advocacy efforts to drive effective change on a range of topics, including reproductive health and immunization. She also supports other partners on family planning advocacy, development of resources to aid immunization programs, and building effective approaches to scale equitable COVID-19 vaccine introduction.

Previously, Kaitlin served as the Vice President for Vaccine Acceptance and Demand at the Sabin Vaccine Institute. In this role, she oversaw several program areas: educating media and health care professionals on vaccines and immunization, supporting community-level social and behavioral research to understand vaccine acceptance and hesitancy, and enhancing understanding of social media influence on vaccination decisions.

Kaitlin also held several leadership positions at PATH, including directing a global contraceptive product introduction project, serving as the interim Chief of Staff and interim Director of Policy and Advocacy, leading the Global Health Technologies Coalition, managing several strategy development initiatives, and supporting developing countries in evidence-based policymaking and preparing for new vaccine introduction.

Kaitlin holds a Master of Public Health from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Virginia Tech.