Senior Director and Practice Area Lead for Health Policy, Advocacy, and Engagement
Amy Boldosser-Boesch is Senior Director and head of the FCI Program of MSH and Practice Area Lead for Health Policy, Advocacy, and Engagement. She leads MSH’s technical work in women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health and leads the FCI Program of MSH team's advocacy and accountability work for improved reproductive, maternal, newborn, and adolescent health and for access to universal health coverage. Boldosser-Boesch is also responsible for managing the Secretariat for the Civil Society Engagement Mechanism of UHC2030, which is hosted at MSH. Previously, she was interim president and CEO, and vice president of global advocacy, at Family Care International (FCI), a non-governmental organization dedicated to making pregnancy and childbirth safer in the developing world, whose programs and staff were integrated into MSH in late 2015.
Boldosser-Boesch has extensive experience in both global and domestic health policy advocacy, with a focus on women's and adolescent health and rights. Before joining FCI, she was director of local advocacy initiatives at the National Institute for Reproductive Health, led a NYC Department of Health-funded initiative to increase emergency contraception access among adolescents and immigrant women, was program officer and interim deputy director at the International Organization for Adolescents, and worked in the Health Equity program of the Rockefeller Foundation on public health projects in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Boldosser-Boesch is an active member of a number of global advocacy initiatives, including the Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM) Working Group, the Advance Family Planning Leadership Group, the FP2020 Expert Advisory Community, and serves on the UNFPA Global Advisory Council and the Board of Directors of the Global Health Council. She speaks, reads, and writes Spanish and French at an advanced level. Boldosser-Boesch holds a Master of International Affairs in Human Rights from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs.