Traci L. Baird, president and CEO EngenderHealth, is an experienced and respected leader in the women’s health and sexual and reproductive rights field. Prior to joining EngenderHealth in 2018, she held numerous leadership positions over more than 20 years. She served as CEO of SHIFT NC, a nonprofit organization working to improve adolescent and young adult sexual health, and she was the executive vice president of programs for Ipas, a global reproductive health organization. Traci has a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina, and a B.A. in Human Biology from Stanford University, with a concentration in Women’s Health.
Women for the most part still deliver global health, while men lead it. The sector has a gender problem but also an incredible opportunity to transform outcomes — and these women are coming together to change the balance ahead of International Women’s Day.