Carey Meyers

Former Associate Director, Communications

Carey Meyers joined The Rockefeller Foundation in 2013. As an Associate Director of Communications, Ms. Meyers was responsible for strategic communications focused on the Foundation’s resilience portfolio, including its food security and health initiatives. She also guided communications planning in the Foundation’s Africa and Asia Regional offices.

Prior to joining The Rockefeller Foundation, Ms. Meyers worked in global health and development programs and research, as well as in communications roles. At EngenderHealth she managed both corporate and programs communications for 14 offices across Asia and Africa. Previously, as part of the health care practice at Porter Novelli, she supported campaigns for a lifesaving children’s pneumonia vaccine in both the U.S. and in Asia. Ms. Meyers began her career at the Population Council, where she was part of the team that launched the global adolescent girls’ movement.

Ms. Meyers holds a BA from Wellesley College and an MPH from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.

Authored Content

  • Apr 20 2016
    Blog Post Effective Public Health Communication in an Interconnected World Last year, Ebola was the top global health headline—at least when it came to infectious diseases. Right now it’s Zika, as it spreads to new parts of the globe after decades of an unremarkable existence in the forests of eastern Africa, sparking fear amidst confirmation that humans can transmit it to each other, and that […] Carey Meyers
  • Apr 30 2015
    Blog Post Searching for the Next Grantee In mid-March, The Rockefeller Foundation hosted a reception for alums of our Bellagio Center in Italy, which since 1959 has been home to countless ground-breaking convenings and residencies for writers, artists, and innovators across disciplines. The reception brought together a dynamic and inspiring group, and featured updates from a few fellows about the work that was […] Carey Meyers