Emilia Carrera serves as a Manager in the Health Initiative. In her role, she manages a portfolio of grantee and implementation partners for the Foundation’s Equitable Recovery strategy in low and middle income countries as well as in the US- supporting an equitable response to Covid-19 and ensuring continuity and recovery of essential health services. Prior to joining the Health Initiative, she was part of the Equity and Economic Opportunity team, serving as the relationship and grant manager for a portfolio of cities in the US and supporting vulnerable populations achieve economic stability. Previously, Emilia served as a Senior Program Manager for the 100 Resilient Cities initiative where she managed delivery of a resilience program in more than ten cities across Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, and the US. Prior to 100 Resilient Cities, Emilia worked in public and global health implementing HIV, sexual and reproductive health, and maternal and infant health programs in various regions. She has experience working with and in the public sector, research institutions, NGOs and private implementing partners.
Emilia received her Master of Public Health from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and her B.A. in Biology from the University of Chicago.