Helene Gayle Bio | Wiki
Helene Gayle ( Helene D. Gayle ) is an American doctor. She currently serves as the president of Spelman College. Formerly, Gayle served as CEO of one of the nation’s leading community foundations called the Chicago Community Trust. Gayle has been recognized internationally as an expert on health, humanitarian issues, and global development.
Gayle has been featured by media outlets such as National Public Radio, Glamour, ForbesWoman, O magazine, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and CNN. Forbes named her one of its “100 Most Powerful Women,” NonProfit Times named her one of its “Power and Influence Top 50,” while Chicago Magazine named her one of its”Chicago’s 50 Most Powerful Women.”So far, Gayle has received 18 honorary degrees.
Helene Gayle Age
She was born on August 16, 1955, in Buffalo, New York, United States of America. Gayle is 67 years old.
Helene Gayle Height
She is a woman of average stature. Gayle stands at a height of 5 ft 5 in ( Approx 1,65 m).
Helene Gayle Family
She was born to her parents in Buffalo, New York. Her parents are Jacob Gayle, a small-business owner, and Marietta Gayle, a social worker. Gayle holds American nationality but belongs to the African-American ethnicity.
Helene Gayle Husband | Wedding
She is happily married to her husband Dr. Stephen Keith who is also a pediatrician. Dr. Keith proposed to her in June 2015, and the couple married on June 4, 2015. The wedding was held at Christ United Methodist Church in Washington. The two had worked together and been platonic friends for decades.
Helene Gayle Education
She attended and graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University with honors, a Bachelor of arts degree in psychology. From there, Gayle joined the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where she earned an M.D. In addition, she holds an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health ( currently called Bloomberg School).
Helene Gayle Spelman
She held affiliate and adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Washington and Emory University. In addition, she has published countless scientific articles on global and domestic public health issues, gender equality, poverty alleviation, and social justice. It was announced on April 25, 2022, that she was a candidate to succeed Mary Schmidt Campbell as the 11th president of liberal arts HBCU Spelman College. She started her tenure on June 1, 2022.
Helene Gayle Chicago Community Trust | Mckinsey
She served as the president and CEO of McKinsey Social Initiative ( currently called McKinsey.org) from 2015 to 2017. McKinsey.org is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to bring together diverse stakeholders to address complex global social challenges. She became CEO of the Chicago Community Trust (the Trust) in 2017.
TRUST is among the nation’s oldest and largest community foundations. The trust adopted a new strategy under Gayle’s leadership to focus on closing the racial and ethnic wealth gap in the Chicago region. The strategy has three parts and it is aimed at closing the gap. The strategy centers around growing household wealth, catalyzing neighborhood investment, as well as building collective power.
Helene Gayle CARE
From 2006 to 2015, she served as the president and CEO of the international humanitarian organization CARE. Gayleled efforts to empower both girls and women around the world. Her goal was to bring lasting change to poor communities. CARE strengthened its focus on advocacy efforts and policy work under her leadership. Their goal was to have a long-term impact on reducing poverty across the globe. Also, Gayle introduced signature programs under her leadership that focused on financial inclusion, maternal health, as well as improving girls’ access to quality primary education.
Helene Gayle Md
Helene became board certified in pediatrics after completing a residency in pediatric medicine at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She later completed a second residency in preventive medicine at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In early 1984, Gayle spent two decades with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She mainly focused on global health and infectious disease prevention and control, especially HIV/AIDS.
Gayle served as the AIDS coordinator and chief of the HIV/AIDS Division on assignment from CDC at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) from 1992 to 1994. She became the first director of the newly created National Center on HIV, TB and STD Prevention (NCHSTP) in 1995. At the same time, Gayle was named an Assistant Surgeon General and Rear Admiral in the United States Public Health Service.
She initially directed the HIV, TB, and Reproductive Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on loan from the CDC from 2001 to 2006. During her 5 years tenure as director, Gayle was responsible for research, policy, public awareness, as well as programs on HIV/AIDS, TB, STDs, and reproductive health in every part of the world.
Helene Gayle Email
Email: [email protected], Phone Number: 404-384-9569.
Helene Gayle Salary
She receives total compensation of $295,478 every year.
Helene Gayle Net Worth
She made $1,055,081 in total compensation as Independent Director at Palo Alto Networks Inc in 2021
How Old Is Helene Gayle
Gayle is 67 years old. She was born on August 16, 1955, in Buffalo, New York, United States of America.
Who Is Helene Gayle Married To
She is married to Dr. Stephen Keith who is also a pediatrician. Dr. Keith proposed to her in June 2015, and the couple married on June 4, 2015.
Who Is Helene Gayle
Gayle is an American doctor. She currently serves as the president of Spelman College. Formerly, Gayle served as CEO of one of the nation’s leading community foundations called the Chicago Community Trust.