Meaza Getachew

Senior Associate of Global Policy and Advocacy

Meaza Getachew is a Senior Associate of Global Policy and Advocacy at 1,000 Days. Meaza supports the organization’s global nutrition advocacy efforts through coordinating the International Coalition for Advocacy on Nutrition to drive greater action and investment in global nutrition. She also represents 1,000 Days within the Global Breastfeeding Collective, advancing the organization’s global breastfeeding advocacy efforts.

Prior to joining 1,000 Days, Meaza worked with RESULTS Educational Fund supporting the Secretariat team of the ACTION global health advocacy partnership. She coordinated the partnership’s foundation stewardship and partnership development processes. She also co-developed and led the organization’s anti-oppression framework through creating a set of tools and trainings to engage staff, grassroots volunteers, and affiliate networks on how to effectively address oppressive behavior within the international development and social justice advocacy communities.

Meaza holds a degree in Government and Politics with a concentration in International Development and Conflict Management. She has an extensive background in program and donor management, fundraising, as well as coalition strengthening and organizational development.