Ellie leads Namati’s right to health program and is the director of Namati Mocambique. She has been living and working in sub-saharan Africa since 2002. Prior to joining Namati, Ellie was director of Partners in Health’s Program on Social and Economic Rights in Neno, Malawi. She previously launched the Clinton Foundation’s pediatric HIV/AIDS program in Malawi and worked in Nkwanta, Ghana with the Population Council and Ghana Health Service on scaling-up the national Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) initiative in an effort to decentralize primary health care and increase access among the rural poor. She has also worked with the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative in Botswana, the Institute for Global Health at UCSF/UC Berkeley, and the World Health Organization in Geneva. Ellie holds a MSc in Maternal and Child Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and a BA from Northwestern University.