Skip to content ↓

Laurel Wade

Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Development

Laurel Wade is a global health leader with two decades of experience in public health. She brings expertise in strategy, business development, partnerships, and program design. Prior to joining Vital Strategies, Laurel served as the Director of Global Development, Health Partnerships at Zipline where she led business development for health-focused programs and partnerships globally. Previously, Laurel served as the Senior Director, Business Development at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation where she oversaw business development strategy and proposal development across the global organization. Laurel holds an MPH and MBA from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and a Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder.