Deb Derrick is the president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, an advocacy organization dedicated to sustaining and expanding U.S. support for the Global Fund. A global health thought leader with nearly two decades of policy and international development experience, Derrick serves on the board of the NGO alliance InterAction, and previously served as a senior program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and as executive director of the United Nations Foundation’s Better World Campaign. Earlier in her career, Ms. Derrick worked as a senior advisor at the State Department, on Capitol Hill and for the United Nations.