Chief of Party, International
USAID Supporting an AIDS-Free Era
Dwan Dixon is chief of party for the $142 million USAID-funded Supporting an AIDS-Free Era (SAFE) project in Zambia, which ensures HIV treatment for more than 300,000 people living with HIV. In this role, she provides leadership and oversight to the more than 900 employees and 1,200 volunteers. Dwan has more than 20 years of international development experience. Since 2005, she has held senior country-specific and regional leadership roles for PSI, PATH, and Pact, leading complex health and HIV programs in more than 17 sub-Saharan African countries. Dwan's expertise includes HIV testing, counseling, care, and treatment; nutrition family planning; voluntary male medical circumcision; TB; malaria; social and behavior change; and strengthening the organizational and technical capacity of local NGOs. She has an MPH in international health promotion and an MA in international development from The George Washington University, and a BA in economics and English literature from Brown University.