Before joining HGHI, Carol served as a Senior Project Manager at Ariadne Labs, a joint health systems innovation center at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. There, she oversaw a diverse portfolio of projects dedicated to enhancing and expanding innovative models of care, both on a national and international scale. Carol also held senior-level appointments for her home country’s President’s office and the Ministry of Public Health. She was a key member of the Paraguay President’s Delivery Unit where she assisted in the development and implementation of the National Strategy for Early Childhood Development and helped lead the policy arm of the Covid-19 National Response Team. At the Ministry of Public Health, she was the lead Project Manager for Presidential Initiatives. In this capacity, she coordinated initiatives that included broadening access to primary care, streamlining the supply chain for pharmaceuticals and medical supplies delivery in low-resource settings, and aligning international and multilateral partner organizations to the presidential objectives.
She also brings experience from policy development and project management across other key fields related to global health, including affordable housing, urban development, environmental conservation, and sustainability. Carol holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bates College and is pursuing a Master’s in Public Health from Yale University School of Public Health.