Kiki Kalkstein is Global Health Council’s Director of Advocacy & Engagement. In this role, Kiki leads the development, coordination, and management of GHC’s advocacy strategy with the U.S. government and various international agencies. Kiki works alongside GHC members and external partners to influence U.S. legislative and budget outcomes to positively impact policies and resources for global health and development.
She has more than 12 years of experience in policy analysis, advocacy, and coalition building in the DC global health advocacy community. She joined GHC in 2019. Before GHC, Kiki worked at Pathfinder International and the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE). Kiki has dedicated her career to advancing the health, rights, and well-being of underserved communities around the globe. She studied public health and global poverty at the University of California, Berkeley.