Anjana Padmanabhan, Senior Communications Manager

Anjana has spent the last 12 years working on strategic digital communications for a variety of non-profit organizations and government agencies focused on international development and global health. She believes strongly in harnessing the power of digital communications tools and platforms for social good.

Prior to joining DIAL, Anjana led digital communications strategy at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, helping to raise visibility of the Foundation’s global work to end AIDS in children through the organization’s social media, website and other external channels. She has also worked at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of State, focused on providing strategic communications counsel to the Office of Global Affairs and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Prior to working for the government, Anjana worked for the Sabin Vaccine Institute, at the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases where she helped lead media strategy.

Anjana started her career working at GMMB, where her passion for international development and global health was sparked. She has a master’s degree in public health from George Washington University, and a bachelor’s degree in public communication from American University.