About


Peter Sands, Executive Director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and Ambassador John Nkengasong attend the first annual Excellence in HIV Awards. Photo credit: L. Johnson


Our Team


  • Katie Lapides Coester

    EGPAF
    Co-Chair
  • Shannon Kellman

    Friends of the Global Fight
    Co-Chair
  • Suraj Madoori

    AVAC
    Co-Chair
  • Annette Guadino

    Policy Manager
  • Juliet Glassroth

    Communications Manager

Convening Group


Aly Bancroft, Health GAP

Keifer Buckingham, Open Society Foundation

Davina Canagasabey, PATH

Scott Evertz, AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Patricia Kisare, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America & The Episcopal Church

Mark Lagon, Friends of the Global Fight

Jenni Maple, IAVI

Leila Nimatallah, First Focus on Children

Jessica Posner, JSI

Beirne Roose-Snyder, Council for Global Equality

Brian Honerman, amfAR