Jamie Bay Nishi, MA


Jamie leads the coalition’s policy and advocacy portfolio, as well as manages its engagement with GHTC members and other stakeholders and partners in government, the private sector, and civil society. She brings to the role over 12 years of experience in business development, project management, stakeholder engagement, and strategic partnership building.

Prior to joining GHTC, Jamie served as Managing Director of Devex LIVE at Devex, a media platform for the global development community. In this capacity, she oversaw all aspects of Devex LIVE, an initiative she launched in 2015 which produced numerous high-profile events around the world, including the Devex World conference in Washington, DC. Prior to serving in this position, Jamie was Devex's Senior Director for member services, where she managed a team supporting more than 1,000 organizations and 700,000 development professionals worldwide.

Before joining Devex in 2008, Jamie spent nearly three years as a Marketing Associate and then Dedicated Advisor for the Advisory Board Company and interned in the US Department of State’s Office of South Central Europe.

Jamie holds a master's degree in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree in government from the College of William & Mary. A child of diplomats, Jamie has lived in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, France, Germany, and currently resides in the Washington, DC, area with her husband Cory. In her free time, Jamie is a Zumba instructor and an avid salsa dancer.

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Steering Committee


Rachel M. Cohen, MA

Regional Executive Director, North America

Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative

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Jodie Curtis

Washington Representative

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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Jonathan Daniels

Manager of Policy and Advocacy


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Karen A. Goraleski, MA

Executive Director

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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Heather Ignatius, MA

Multilateral, US and Europe Policy & Advocacy Team Lead


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Sharyn Tenn, MA

Senior Advisor for External Affairs

International Partnership for Microbicides

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