We fight for a healthy first 1,000 days for mothers and children everywhere.

Board of Directors

Cindy Huang

President and Chair

Bob Kissane



Allyson Garner

Communications Manager

Blythe Thomas

Chief Strategy Officer

Carol Dreibelbis

U.S. Policy and Research Analyst

Emma Kent

Global Policy and Advocacy Manager

Jenn Holcomb

Director of U.S. Advocacy and Policy

Karen Toledo

Administrative and Development Assistant

Kathryn Stephens

Interim Executive Director

Kisha Parks

Director of Finance and Operations

Mannik Sakayan

Director of Advocacy & Outreach

Meaza Getachew

Senior Associate of Global Policy and Advocacy

Nell Menefee-Libey

U.S. Advocacy and Outreach Associate


Lucy Martinez Sullivan

Executive Director

Dr. Alison Stuebe

Associate Professor for the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Joan Lombardi


Kimberly Seals Allers

Journalist and Author

Leanne Redman, PhD

Associate Professor, Pennington Biomedical Research Center