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Vicky Markham

Strategic Partnerships Consultant

Vicky is a strategic partnerships expert for non-profit organizations focused on mission-driven, social impact issues including climate, health, and environmental sustainability. She has created and built transformative multi-stakeholder strategic partnerships for high-impact mission-focused causes for vulnerable US and global populations. As Strategic Partnerships Consultant for the Consortium, Vicky seeks out and collaborates with leading non-profits, UN agencies, academic/research institutes, corporate, foundation and individual donors to support the mission of the MSCCH. Throughout her career Vicky has spearheaded game changing cross-sectoral partnerships by implementing successful tailored strategies engaging key, pivotal non-profit, community health, academic/scientific, corporate and donor partners; targeted thought-leadership opportunities; lead on program design/implementation, and; utilized outreach/social media/virtual events to achieve maximum social impact. Most recently for Americares Vicky co-built and co-implemented major multimillion dollar initiatives on community-based health and climate change, mental health for frontline healthcare workers, and reproductive health programs for women/girls. Strategic partners included Harvard Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE), National Association for Community Health Centers (NACHC), Thrive Global Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, UNFPA/Women’s Health to Wealth and numerous foundation donors. Vicky has held leadership, programmatic and fundraising roles at preeminent US/global non-profit organizations including the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), World Wildlife Fund (WWF), International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), UN organizations UNFPA, UNEP, and lead/participated in NGO delegations to UN global conferences on climate change, and population issues. Vicky has a Masters of Environmental Studies from Yale University, with joint coursework from the Yale Schools of Business/Management, and Public Health, and an undergraduate degree in Communications from the University of Maryland.