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PRESS RELEASE: Adara Development appoints Madeline Vaughan as new CEO

Adara Development is delighted to announce the appointment of Madeline Vaughan as its new CEO, effective 1 January 2020.

Madeline joined Adara eight years ago and has been an integral member of the organisation’s Global Leadership Team. Most recently, Madeline was Senior Programmes Director working across Adara’s maternal, newborn and child health and remote community development programmes. Read More “PRESS RELEASE: Adara Development appoints Madeline Vaughan as new CEO”

PRESS RELEASE: Sultan Latif has joined Save the Children as Director of the Humanitarian Climate Crisis Unit (HCCU)

In celebration of #ClimateWeek, we’re pleased to announce that Sultan Latif has joined Save the Children as Director of the Humanitarian Climate Crisis Unit (HCCU). The unit was made possible by generous seed funding from our long-term partner, Hau’oli Mau Loa Foundation. Thanks to their support, we are adapting to the new realities of humanitarian work by focusing on the impact that #climatechange and extreme weather events have on children’s lives. Read More “PRESS RELEASE: Sultan Latif has joined Save the Children as Director of the Humanitarian Climate Crisis Unit (HCCU)”

Statement from Global Washington Executive Director, Kristen Dailey, on the passing of Bill Gates Sr.

September 16, 2020

My deepest condolences go out to the Gates family this week and in the days to come. Bill Gates Sr. was instrumental in the founding of Global Washington nearly 14 years ago. In fact, our founding Board Chair, Bill Clapp, met with him around a dinner table, together with Akhtar Badshah, who was then leading Microsoft Philanthropies, to muse about the growing significance of global development expertise in the Seattle area. Centering and promoting global health and development became the mission of Global Washington thanks to the support of visionaries such as Bill Gates Sr. Ours is Read More “Statement from Global Washington Executive Director, Kristen Dailey, on the passing of Bill Gates Sr.”