Emily Petsko carries out social mobilization, health communication and advocacy activities related to GaneshAID’s immunization and health projects in Asia and Africa. She is in charge of strengthening program and project communications in close collaboration with managers, senior officers and clients, particularly in the areas of disease prevention and health promotion.
She issues informational and promotional materials, newsletters, reports, and talking points for senior managers. She also takes the lead in organizing media outreach and arranges all media contacts, press briefings and interviews in accordance with project needs and strategies.
She develops a diverse range of communication plans and strategies to support clients’ needs and priorities.
Prior to joining our team, Emily worked on Vietnam-based communication projects for the Luxembourg Development Agency. She has written and edited articles for publications in the United States, Nepal, and Vietnam on topics including health, the environment, local government and education. She holds a dual bachelor’s degree in journalism and global cultural studies from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, US.