Strategic Director, Global Stakeholder Engagement
As Strategic Director, Global Stakeholder Engagement, Kristen collaborates with internal and external stakeholders, working to engage partners with ACS’ Global Health priorities. She serves as the senior advisor on global cancer control strategy and as the key technical advisor for the assessment, design, implementation and evaluation of key patient support programming endeavors (patient lodging, transportation, and navigation) in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania.
Prior to this role, Kristen directed the nationwide strategy for the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge and patient lodging programs. In her more than 20 years with the Society, Kristen’s collaborative approach to delivering on mission has led to numerous partnerships with international organizations, donors, medical professionals, and corporations to enhance program delivery and secure support for ACS initiatives in the United States and now, globally.