Dana S. Hovig

Director, Global Development at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dana S. Hovig

Dana S. Hovig

Director, Global Development at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Biography

Dana Hovig works with the Global Development and Global Health divisions to accelerate and improve the introduction and scale up of life-saving and life-changing innovations.

He has broad experience in healthcare delivery and has designed, launched, and managed successful health programs on five continents. Most recently, he was chief executive of Marie Stopes International, leading a global network of family health, reproductive health, and HIV/AIDS prevention programs operating in 40 countries. Prior to that role, he was senior vice president of Population Services International (PSI). Dana has spent nearly 10 years living and working in francophone West Africa and Pakistan.

Dana received his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, and his Master of Science in international political economy from the London School of Economics.

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Marie Stopes International

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Co-Founder at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Co-Founder at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Former Vice President at Population Services International

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Chief Business Operations Officer, Operations at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Former Founder & President at DKT International

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President, US Program at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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President, Global Policy & Advocacy at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Development Manager at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Principal at MCCHOE & Associates

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Director-Pennsylvania Chapter at The Nature Conservancy in Pennsylvania

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Dana S. Hovig
Director, Global Development at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Education
MSc in International Political Economy

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

BA in Economics

Notre Dame is a leading American research university that offers undergraduate, professional, and graduate students a unique academic environment. Enriched by Catholic intellectual and cultural traditions, it is a place that throughout its history has promoted excellent teaching. Notre Dame stands on 1,250 acres considered by many to be among the most beautiful possessed by any university in the nation. From the collegiate Gothic architecture and park-like landscape to exquisite outdoor sculpture and breathtaking views, Notre Dame's campus is a visual splendor.

Career History
Director, Global Development
Current

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation work with partner organizations worldwide to tackle critical problems in four program areas. The Global Development Division works to help the world’s poorest people lift themselves out of hunger and poverty. The Global Health Division aims to harness advances in science and technology to save lives in developing countries. The United States Division works to improve U.S. high school and postsecondary education and support vulnerable children and families in Washington State. And the Global Policy & Advocacy Division seeks to build strategic relationships and promote policies that will help advance our work. The approach to grantmaking in all four areas emphasizes collaboration, innovation, risk-taking, and, most importantly, results.

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Senior Vice President
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MEASURABLY IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF PEOPLE IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD.

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DKT International, Inc. provides family planning products and services in the developing world. It offers social marketing, social franchising, reaching youth, HIV/AIDS prevention and sustainable programming services. The company was founded by Philip D. Harvey in 1989 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Former President of United States

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