Senior Advocacy Associate, Shot@Life Campaign
Kim joined the Foundation in June 2011 as Senior Associate for the Shot@Life Campaign. Prior to joining the Foundation, Kim worked as a Policy Manager for the Global Health Council where she was responsible for managing a broad global health policy and advocacy portfolio, including maternal health, children’s health and infectious diseases, among other areas. Originally from Seattle, WA, Kim received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Washington. Prior to moving to Washington, DC, Kim spent time working in Durban, South Africa on various public health issues. Kim holds a Master of Public Health in Global Health Policy from the George Washington University.
Blog Posts by Kimberly Sutton
Thank you for taking action
Thank you for taking action over the last few weeks to make sure the U.S. government remains committed to critical programs that provide life-saving vaccines to children in developing countries. Because of your support, we sent over 4,000 emails to Congress, showing key decision makers that Americans support global vaccines.
October 19, 2012
Standing Up for Childhood in Los Angeles
One of the things I love the most about my job is getting to travel across America, meeting amazing people who have generously donated their time, money and voices to help children in developing countries receive the immunizations they need through the Shot@Life Campaign. Last week I had the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles, CA and meet with a remarkable group of women living in the area who are already hard at work in support of increasing access to global vaccines. But, what was so awesome about this trip was getting to introduce these women to a new way that they can support the campaign through advocating for global vaccines.
October 11, 2012
A million reasons to advocate
With all the political noise we hear during election season, it can be easy to forget that our representatives are really there to listen. Here is the truth...
September 14, 2012
Advocacy Update: House Appropriators Consider Bill to Fund Global Health and Vaccines
Over the last couple of weeks, the House Appropriations Committee met to decide the funding levels for all of the critical global health programs the U.S. supports. The Committee approved a bill that will fund overall global health programs at a total of $8.018 billion, an increase of $164 million over President Obama’s request for global health funding for the year...
May 22, 2012