Eden Ahmed Mdluli, M.P.H., P.M.P. joined Project HOPE in 2017 and currently serves as Senior Technical Officer leading technical support for programming, strategic direction, business development, and innovation for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH). Prior to joining Project HOPE, Eden served in technical specialist roles supporting maternal and child health for OVC, HIV, nutrition, malaria and WASH projects in East and Southern Africa funded by USAID, CDC, PEPFAR, UNICEF, Global Fund, Merck for Mothers, the ELMA Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among others. Her passions are bringing focus to the importance of early investment in child health and approaching public health with a life-course perspective to tackle health disparities.
Eden graduated with a B.S. in Biology and Sociology and a pre-Med concentration from St. Lawrence University, as well as an M.P.H. from Boston University with a focus in Maternal and Child Health. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (P.M.P.) and Certified Development Program Manager (C.D.P.M.-Level III) with 10 years of experience in global health. She is a member of Project HOPE’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council and an active board member of her local chapter of Project Management Institute.