Senior Technical Advisor for mHealth
Marion has over 13 years of public health experience with her work focused on technology for health programs, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment, sexual and reproductive health, and family planning programs.
She has extensive international public health experience and lived for over 7 years in Ethiopia managing PEPFAR funded public health programs with Jhpiego, the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and TheraSim, Inc. She has broad experience implementing mHealth and eHealth programs and is currently providing technical assistance to technology and health projects in Haiti, Kenya, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Mozambique, Vietnam and Tanzania for Pathfinder.
She is a Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) student at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), where she also co-teaches a master of public health (MPH) course focusing on mHealth in low and middle income countries.
What's your favorite part about working at Pathfinder?
The passion and expertise of our staff
What's one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I secretly want to work in a BSL3 lab with the most dangerous viruses, including ebola.
Do you have a personal connection to Pathfinder's work?
I worked in Ethiopia for over seven years and always admired the work that Pathfinder did.
What's one thing people often say to you when you say you work at Pathfinder?
"Wow, I am so impressed with the work that you all do at Pathfinder to advance sexual and reproductive health around the world."
Other Pathfinder Staff
Regina Duarte Benevides de Barros is Pathfinder International's Senior Youth Advisor for the USAID-funded Evidence to Action Project.
Mustafa G. Kudrati is Pathfinder International's Country Representative in Tanzania.
Eileen Mokaya is Pathfinder's Country Representative in Kenya and Uganda.