Date(s) - 10/27/22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
All times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
This forum will focus on the (RED) and ONE organizations and their mission & history to combat extreme poverty, preventable disease and their work with the recent Global Fund Campaign. Speakers will address ONE’s impact, especially on Africa over the past 16 years and ONE’s Approach: So…why Advocacy and What is it? Fulbrighters can commit to action and discover more about ONE’s powerful community of global activists by inviting ONE to their next chapter meeting.
Participation: Attendees will be able to submit questions via the chat function or unmute to interact with the speakers.
Madeleine Philbin joined ONE as Regional Organizing Manager in 2016. Madeleine supports volunteer activists in a multi-state region as they advocate to Members of Congress in support of U.S. policies that fight extreme poverty and preventable disease. Prior to joining ONE, Madeleine served as Regional Director/Midwest for Catholic Relief Services, the international relief & development organization of the US Catholic Church, 2005-2015. Madeleine has facilitated trainings for staff and/or farmer co-ops in Benin, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Haiti and has visited Catholic Relief Services work on the ground in Nicaragua, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Zambia, Nepal, Jerusalem and the West Bank. Prior to CRS, Madeleine worked as a community organizer in several Chicago neighborhoods. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, IN.
Dan Henke serves ONE as Director of US Government Relations where he specializes in promoting the organization’s global health portfolio. He previously worked as a contractor in the Defense Health Agency at DoD. He served as a Congressional Liaison in the Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), where his portfolio included the promotion of the agency’s work in sub-Saharan Africa and Food Security. While at USAID, Dan promoted the agency’s work to key staff in Congress and the executive branch, including traveling to sub-Saharan Africa with staff of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Previously, Dan worked for Monument Advocacy, a lobbying firm specializing in technology, travel, and tourism issues in the federal government. A native of Kansas, Dan began his career in the office of former Senator Pat Roberts, where he served in both the front office and on the legislative team.