Ellen EisemanEllen Eiseman is a global health professional with almost 40 years of experience in international health. She has worked on improving the quality of healthcare services in the public and private sectors in more than 20 countries, focusing on capacity building and training, management and leadership, and organization development. Previously, Ms. Eiseman was chief of party on the Mozambique FORTE Saúde project. Before joining Chemonics, she worked with Pathfinder International, EngenderHealth, Management Sciences for Health, and American Medical International in Latin America, Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Australia. Currently Ms. Eiseman is co-chair for the SID/W International Health and Nutrition Workgroup. She holds a master’s degree in organization development from American University/NTL, an M.P.H. in health education from the University of California Los Angeles, and a bachelor’s degree in Hispanic civilizations from the University of California Santa Barbara.
Andrea PolingAndrea Poling is a public health and project management specialist with eight years of experience. Ms. Poling currently serves as the finance and operations director for the Human Resources for Health Project (HRH2030), directing coordination and communication within the project and with USAID as well as providing financial oversight. Prior to joining HRH2030, she served as the operations director for Chemonics’ West Africa and Haiti Region and chief of party of the Bangladesh Smiling Sun Franchise Program (SSFP). In Bangladesh, Ms. Poling was responsible for implementing a health services social franchise that has expanded access and availability of quality child, maternal, and family planning health services. Ms. Poling has also supported a tuberculosis project in the Philippines and an HIV/AIDS prevention project in Vietnam. She holds a B.A. in French and international development and an M.P.A. focused in health services management from the Ohio State University.