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Loyce Pace

R4D Board Member

Loyce Pace is a leader who has worked on the ground in more than 15 countries delivering health programs and mobilizing advocates.

She is the president and executive director of the Global Health Council (GHC), a leading membership organization which supports and connects global health advocates, implementers, and stakeholders worldwide. She has served in that role since 2016. Ms. Pace previously held leadership positions in global policy and strategic partnerships at LIVESTRONG Foundation and American Cancer Society. Additionally, she has worked with Physicians for Human Rights and Catholic Relief Services.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Pace has championed policies for access to essential medicines, testified for congressional global health appropriations, and elevated the voices of people at the community level around shared advocacy goals. She has been recognized by the Union for International Cancer Control as a Young Leader at their World Cancer Summit and has been an expert advisor in high-level forums hosted by World Health Organization, U.S. National Academy of Medicine, and other policymaking bodies.

Ms. Pace holds a bachelor’s degree with Honors in Human Biology from Stanford University and a master’s degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she was inducted into the Delta Omega Society. She is a current member of the InterAction and United Nations Association board of directors, and a past member of Phillips Academy (Andover) Alumni Council. She speaks several languages, including Spanish as well as some French and Japanese, and has lived in Africa, Asia and Europe.

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