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Fatima Riaz    

Program Officer for Thematic Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Fatima Riaz is a health advocate with a passion for bridging the gap between cutting-edge research and global health priorities. As Program Officer for Thematic Advocacy at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, she manages a multi-million-dollar portfolio to develop resilient and gender transformative advocacy ecosystems in the Global South.

Previously, Riaz was at AVAC and led the analysis of over $4 billion in financing for HIV prevention research and development, and tracked the development of prevention technologies and vaccine candidates for HIV/AIDS and COVID-19, respectively. Riaz has implemented water, sanitation, and hygiene programs in South Asia with the World Bank; supported research to reduce gender-based violence against adolescent girls and young women with the International Rescue Committee; and led data analysis that informed legislative reforms in the health, sanitation, and education sector in Pakistan.

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