Dr. Christine Sow is the President and Executive Director of the Global Health Council, the leading membership organization supporting and connecting advocates, implementers and stakeholders around global health priorities worldwide. With more than 20 years of global health leadership experience, she has led numerous initiatives to strengthen health systems and increase access to life-saving drugs and services. Over the span of her career, Dr. Sow has worked for non-profit, academic, bilateral and multilateral agencies and spent more than 15 years in West Africa with organizations including UNICEF and USAID. She received a PhD in epidemiology from Tulane University and two Masters Degrees from the University of Michigan. Dr. Sow is currently a delegate to the World Bank’s Civil Society Consultative Group for Health, Nutrition and Population and a member of the Global Work Group of the Advisory Committee to the Director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.