Leith Greenslade

Vice-Chair,
MDG Health Alliance

Leith Greenslade is vice-chair at the MDG Health Alliance, a special initiative of the UN Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals in support of the UN Secretary-General’s Every Woman, Every Child movement. Greenslade is also an investor in several nonprofit organizations that empower women, the chair of a giving circle that invests in women social entrepreneurs working globally and a member of the Peace and Security Funders Group.

Greenslade served on the US Board of GAVI, The Vaccine Alliance and in several positions with the Australian Government, including policy advisor and speechwriter to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health, economic adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, and chief of staff to the Shadow Minister for Social Security and the Status of Women.

Greenslade holds an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School, an MBA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a First Class Honors Degree from the University of Queensland. Greenslade lives in New York City with her three daughters and is a passionate advocate for the empowerment of women and children.