Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor
Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator

Katie Taylor is the interim Agency Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator and a deputy assistant administrator for the Bureau for Global Health at USAID. Katie oversees near- and longer-term goals and actions to drive increased outcomes for impact, as well as works to gain greater operational efficiency. She is responsible for USAID’s child survival and maternal health policy and programs, working collaboratively across the Agency and with USAID Missions and partners.

Katie formerly served as the executive director of the Center for Interfaith Action on Global Poverty (CIFA), a global health and development organization based in Washington D.C.  She worked for General Electric for nearly 20 years in a wide variety of businesses, including its health care, transportation and mortgage units. A multilingual executive, Katie has lived and worked in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Asia. Katie held a number of leadership positions at GE: in the health care industry within GE Healthcare International as managing director of strategic market development and as CEO of the GE Healthcare Mexico operation, as well as in other GE divisions – GE Corporate Business Development and e-Business, GE Transportation Systems (locomotives), GE Americom (satellites) and the GE Capital Mortgage Corporation. Before joining CIFA, she was vice president for International Business Development for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
 
Katie has a B.A. in political science from Yale University, a graduate Certificate of Political Studies from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and an M.S. in international business from Georgetown University. She has two children and a large extended family on both sides of the Atlantic.

Last updated: October 27, 2014

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