Jennifer Leopold is a seasoned communications professional with nearly 20 years’ experience working for not-for-profit organizations and US government agencies dedicated to improving global health and livelihoods of the world’s most vulnerable populations. She has led strategic communications activities for three large global health projects, and brings senior-level experience in communications strategy development, website development, technical reporting and documentation, digital media, data visualization, in-person and online events management, as well podcasting.
At QED Group, she coordinates closely with the CEO and technical leadership to promote the QED brand. She leads the QED communications team and is responsible for all corporate-level communications and external engagements. She supports business development efforts and also plays an integral role in supporting internal communications and knowledge management platforms.
Prior to joining QED, she served as Director for Communications and Knowledge Management for USAID’s Health Finance and Governance Project at Abt Associates. In this role, she effectively disseminated life of project learnings in the final 18 months of the project, through the production of country final reports, a technical roundtable series, an end-of project conference and a new podcast series called Advancing Health Systems in Low and Middle-Income Countries. For seven years, she led communications for USAID’s largest neglected tropical disease projects at RTI International.
Jennifer is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and holds a Master of Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.