Danielle Matia is a native of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with over 20 years’ experience working in global health. She has worked with various non-profit organizations including Save the Children, Plan International, and the German International Aid Agency (GTZ) in Africa. She brings broad experience in global health program development, administration, implementation, and public/private partnership building. She has also worked at the CDC, Atlanta as a researcher at the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. Most recently, Danielle was the Region Head for Africa and Middle East at The Max Foundation where she was responsible for the implementation of cancer treatment access programs. Danielle received a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the UC Irvine and a Master in Public Health from Tulane University. She holds a Certificate in Project Management from the University of Washington.