Matshidiso Masire has practical experience in delivering international public health programs in HIV/AIDS. She has skills in international project management and experience of new market development across the private and not-for-profit sectors. She has served in leadership positions for a number of multinational corporations, devising financing, resource mobilization and advocacy strategies and plans related to HIV and AIDS, and has represented organizations at various levels of community, government and corporate structures, as well as conducted needs assessment exercises for new initiatives globally.
At the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, Africa, as Director of Advocacy and previously Director of Program Operations, Matshidiso was responsible for leading the country and regional program departments, developing and implementing country-specific strategies and innovative programs, supporting collaboration across country offices, governments and private sector partners. She has also been responsible for the establishment and management of a major corporation’s CSO HIV/AIDS program through policy development, research, advocacy, coordination and integration across the African Continent. She successfully delivered the Fifth Botswana HIV Clinicians Society International HIV Conference, identifying potential sponsors, researching, writing, planning and running all aspects of conferences to achieve maximum reach and impact.
Matshidiso is a seasoned international development consultant with more than 15 years in senior executive positions on the African continent. She has extensive knowledge of the African business and political landscape.
- international project management
- strategic philanthropy
- programme strategy development & implementation
- stakeholder engagement and relationship management.
- strategic communications and public affairs
- Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)
- International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)
- United Nation’s Population Fund (UNFPA)
- Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)
- Global Health Strategies (GHS)
- ViiV Healthcare
- Associate Baird’s CMC
- CEO at Bridging Dialogue, Botswana
Matshidiso is CEO at Bridging Dialogue, and offers extensive knowledge of Africa public health efforts and politics, development and economic challenges. She holds a BSc in International Studies from Pepperdine University in California and an MSc in Public Service Management from DePaul University in Chicago.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]