Helene D. Gayle is the CEO of McKinsey Social Initiative ( nonprofit organization that implements programs that bring together varied stakeholders to address complex global and social challenges). Dr. Gayle has worked on global health and specifically HIV/AIDS for over twenty years at the Centers for Disease Control and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Gayle serves on several boards, including the Center for Strategic and International Studies, U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Policy Board.
She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Public Health Association and has also chaired the Obama Administration’s Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. Currently she serves on the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships. Helene is named