Holly oversees the organisation’s Global Partnerships work, identifying and cultivating opportunities to leverage Girl Effects brands and digital innovations to increase uptake of critical services and support behaviour change outcomes across the second decade of a girl’s life, through collaboration with a range of development organisations.
Prior to joining Girl Effect, Holly worked for the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) in London, where she led partnership strategy and engagement with key multilateral, bilateral, and philanthropic partners to further the Foundation’s goals. During her time at CIFF, Holly also oversaw the design and delivery of a portfolio of global health programmes, sourcing and building programmes with Government and development partners, as well as providing strategic support to field-based programmes across sub-Saharan Africa and India. Earlier in her career, Holly worked as part of the global response to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic at the World Health Organisation in Geneva, and supported HIV programming efforts in Tanzania, working both with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health and ICAP.
Holly holds a Masters in Global Health Science from the University of Oxford and a BSc (Hons) in Microbiology from the University of Edinburgh.