Theresa believes in digital inclusiveness for sustainable development. With deep roots in health systems strengthening, she is committed to improving health outcomes through the use of digital data, technologies and platforms. Before joining DIAL, she held senior advisory roles for more than 12 years in program operations, donor compliance, and financial and technical management at IMA World Health and John Snow Inc.
Theresa has applied her blended skill set to multiple projects in East, West and Southern Africa and Central Asia, funded by donors such as USAID, CDC, DFID, World Bank and private donors. She played a key role in setting up project operations and financial management systems for USAID’s DELIVER PROJECT, a multi-billion-dollar global flagship project. She led several project start-up and close-out activities and initiated process improvement activities including project implementation review sessions and performance dashboards. She has participated in several fundraising and new business development efforts.
Theresa holds a Master of Science in international health policy and management from Brandeis University; a post graduate diploma from George Washington University; and a Bachelor of Arts in development studies from Midlands State University.