Moving Beyond WASH: Connecting Hygiene, Maternal Health, and Nutrition Security
In this Careers in Development session, Annie Toro will discuss her extensive experience in global development policy, which ranges from numerous positions held on Capitol Hill to overseeing legislative operations with the International Medical Corps (IMC). She will specifically delve into her experiences concerning maternal and child health and female empowerment. Ms. Toro will also field questions from and offer advice to young professionals interested in building careers in global development today.
Global Health Policy and Advocacy, International Medical Corps
Ms. Toro currently serves as the Senior Adviser for Global Health Policy and Advocacy at International Medical Corps. Previously, Ms. Toro has served as Democratic Staff Director at the U.S. House Financial Services Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and Senior Legislative Counsel to U.S. Representatives Luis V. Gutierrez. She has held positions at the World Health Organization and the Organization of American States, working on a wide range of development issues including tuberculosis, malaria, child survival, violence prevention, food security, workforce development, noncommunicable diseases, emergency preparedness and response, immigration, housing, health funding, and sanitation and hygiene.
A light breakfast will be available.
Please RSVP to USLD@csis.org.
“Careers in Development” is a monthly series featuring U.S. senior-level government, multi-lateral and NGO officials who have worked in the field of development for at least twenty years. The series is aimed at young professionals who are interested in working in development and features speakers from a range of expertise, including humanitarian assistance, national security, and sector issues such as food security, health, and education. Through a roundtable discussion, each speaker offers remarks on their area of interest as well as their career path and influences along the way.