Director of Global and Federal Affairs
Emily Conron, MPP, is the Director of Global and Federal Affairs for the Task Force for Global Health. Her experience includes leading government relations, policy, and advocacy efforts at the Global Health Technologies Coalition, World Vision US, and Sabin Vaccine Institute.
As the Senior US Policy and Advocacy Officer for the Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC) at PATH, Emily was responsible for all of U.S. government relations, policy, and advocacy activities for a growing coalition of diverse member organizations focused on research and development for global health. Emily grew the coalition’s policy impact in Washington, developing the Supporting Innovative Global Health Technologies (SIGHT) Fund proposal to increase resources for global health product development; deepened coalition connections to key federal agencies and stakeholders in the U.S. Congress, facilitating the launch of the Bipartisan Global Health Research and Development Congressional Working Group; and achieved multiple appropriations and legislative wins, including passage of the Global Health Innovation Act.
She began her career in global health at the Sabin Vaccine Institute, leading student and faith-based outreach activities for the END7 campaign, a grassroots neglected tropical disease advocacy and fundraising initiative.
Emily has served in leadership roles in the broader global health and development advocacy community, including a five-year stint as co-chair of the Global Health Council’s Budget Roundtable. Emily holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Public Policy from the Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs.