Ellen Eiseman, MA

Ellen Eiseman is an international health and organization development specialist with more than 30 years of technical and supervisory experience focusing on effective management of health centers and hospitals, NGOs and free clinics, as well as project management in the USA, Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Ellen had the good fortune of serving for three and a half years as chief of party for the USAID/Mozambique Fostering Optimization of Resources and Technical Excellence in Health project (FORTE Saúde) that strengthened the Ministry of Health’s service delivery capacity. Previously she served as deputy chief of party for USAID/Peru’s Project 2000 that improved the quality of maternal and child health services. Her development experience also includes two years as the health education, training, and social communications advisor for USAID/Ecuador’s Child Survival and Health project overseeing participant training and project training and communications. Formerly Chemonics Consortium IDIQ director for the USAID TASC2 global health sector project, Ellen provided management and technical direction. Additionally, she served as senior quality improvement advisor at Pathfinder International focusing on international family planning and reproductive health programs. A skilled manager, facilitator, and trainer, she strategically employs strong intercultural sensitivity and communication skills across audiences to reach win-win results. A native English, fluent Spanish, and proficient Portuguese speaker, Ellen originally hails from New York State and currently resides in Bethesda, Maryland.