Anna Carter, MSc.
Senior Fellow (non-resident)
Anna Carter served as Senior Program Manager for the Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH)
from 2019-2021 and was appointed Associate Director, Program Management for CIGH’s policy and law initiative at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law from 2020-2021. During her tenure, Carter lent her technical and managerial expertise to CIGH’s work in HIV Policy and Programming, Health System Strengthening, and Global Health Security. She led the conceptualization and initial implementation of the Ethics for Use of Novel Data and Analytics for HIV project, and managed the Blantyre Prevention Strategy and HIV Prevention Metrics programs. She was also a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Linkages Technical Working Group. Carter retains a non-resident Senior Fellow appointment with CIGH.
Prior to her work at Georgetown, Carter served as a Project Manager at the Bill & Melinda Gates
Foundation, supporting the HIV program’s aim to accelerate the decline in HIV incident infection in high-burden geographies in order to reach epidemic control. Carter contributed to projects in HIV vaccine development, TB and HIV service delivery optimization and prevention program design.
Carter’s career in Global Health began as a medical intern in South Africa, where she worked in a diverse range of clinics and hospitals assisting trained professionals in treating TB, HIV, OB-GYN, and trauma patients. She then spent two years working with Pilgrim Africa in both Seattle and Uganda, supporting the design of the Katakwi Rotary Malaria Project. In Rwanda and Mozambique, she partnered with local organizations to implement several community development projects aimed at fighting global health inequalities. Her vast experience working with these organizations ignited her passion for supporting local, innovative solutions to address public health problems in the world’s poorest communities.
Carter holds a Master’s of Science, Global Health Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Anthropology and Global Health from the University of Washington. She is currently a Portfolio Manager, Research Operations at Google LLC, where she continues to pursue impact through digital innovation and technology.