Senior Vice President, Policy, Advocacy and Communication

Sandra Mullin

Ms. Sandra Mullin has more than 15 years of experience in public health strategic communications and social marketing. She leads a global team of social marketing, public relations, and communications professionals and has overseen the development of campaigns in over twenty low and middle income countries in Asia, Latin and South America, Eastern Europe and Africa. She works with partners and governments to encourage the development of sustainable capacity and delivers training in international communications courses.

Prior to joining WLF in 2007, Ms. Mullin spent 12 years in New York City government, most recently as Communications Director to New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Previously she was Associate Commissioner/Director for Communications at New York City Department of Health. She was an integral part of campaigning for the Smoke-Free Air Act of 2002 and directed numerous public health campaigns on issues such as tobacco control, HIV/AIDS, influenza, asthma, child safety, sexually transmitted diseases and mental health. Ms. Mullin led the DOH’s communications efforts during the World Trade Center attack of 2001. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Hofstra University, an MSW in Community Organizing from City University of New York, and a Certificate in Business Excellence from Columbia Business School.

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