ISNTD Philanthropy

Foundling Museum, London Sept 29th 2014

Dr. Michele Joanisse

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Head of Fundraising
DNDi ( Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative )

Michèle Joanisse joined DNDi in Geneva in October 2012 as Head of Fundraising. She is a seasoned development professional with over nineteen years of work experience in the philanthropic sector. Prior to joining the organization, she raised funds for the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University in Montreal, Canada from 2006 to 2012 and from and from 1998 to 2006 she lead the fundraising team at Médecins Sans Frontières in Canada. During her career, Mrs Joanisse raised over 200 million euros for medical education, medical research, and humanitarian medical projects. Fluent in French and English, she completed her BA in Communications and Management at the University of Ottawa.