As director of the MMDP Project, Stefania Slabyj provides leadership and vision to the project, ensuring that the planning, quality, and impact of all programming and reporting efforts meet the highest international standards. She serves as the main collaborator with partners and sub-grantees, promoting standardization and harmonization in morbidity management approaches and best practices across countries.
Ms. Slabyj joined the MMDP Project in January 2017, bringing more than 20 years of experience leading global development projects. She most recently served as director of inclusive economic growth/Africa for DAI in Bethesda, MD, where she oversaw economic growth projects in Liberia and Mozambique. Previously, she was managing director of the tuberculosis team at PATH in Washington, DC, where she provided leadership for a U.S. government-funded project covering six countries and three regions. Earlier in her career she held high-level positions with I-TECH, Family Health International, and Catholic Relief Services. She has lived and worked in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Egypt.
Ms. Slabyj holds a master of science degree in foreign service from Georgetown University, and a bachelor of arts degree in political science and history from Tufts University.