Jessica Daly is the Director of Global Health at Medtronic Foundation, where she leads the foundation’s investments to expand access and quality of healthcare for underserved populations through a skilled network of US domestic and global partners.Jessica brings a passion for strategic alliances and partnerships, bringing state-of-the-art public health and implementation science together with the power of business acumen and efficiency, to measurably improve health and well-being of underserved patients, their families and communities. Previously, Jessica led global partnerships for the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including private sector engagement in the Ebola crisis in West Africa, and directed public-private partnerships for the US Government’s global HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment program (PEPFAR). She began her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural Guatemala, and subsequently implemented several USAID-funded initiatives to improve health for women and children across Latin America, Asia and Africa. Jessica holds a BA from Wesleyan University and an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Director of Global Health