Ms. Maeve McKean
Georgetown University Global Health Initiative, Washington DC, USA
Maeve McKean, serves as the Executive Director of Georgetown University’s Global Health Initiative. A public health and human rights lawyer Maeve has spent her career working on the intersection of global health and human rights. Previously an Associate Research Professor, at the City University of New York’s School of Public Health she worked to stand up the Center for Immigrant, Refugee and Global Health. Maeve served as a political appointee within the Obama Administration at both the Department of State’s global AIDS program, where she was the first ever Senior Advisor for Human Rights and at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Global Affairs leading the work on vulnerable population human rights policy issues, including women and children’s health, in particular issues of violence, and LGBT health. Maeve graduated from Georgetown University where she received a joint degree from Georgetown Law as well as a Master’s Degree in International Negotiations and Conflict Resolution from the Walsh School of Foreign Service. She worked for United States Senator Dianne Feinstein both in California as well as on Capitol Hill and was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique. Maeve currently lives in Washington D.C. with her husband and three young children.