Nancy Pendarvis Harris

JSI | Vice President

Nancy Pendarvis Harris serves as Vice President of John Snow, Inc (JSI) and focuses on strategic planning and new business development for its international division. Ms. Harris has been able to shape policy and strategy to meet the changing needs of health programs around the world. For three decades, Ms. Harris has played a leadership role in the development and management of international family planning/reproductive health, maternal-child health and development programs and in influencing health policy. Since 1981, she has directed large worldwide programs. She serves as a Director of Pro Mujer, Inc. Her work at the grassroots level and extended residences in developing countries give her a keen understanding of the context in which service delivery and advocacy programs must operate. Her large professional network and proficiency in languages enables her to communicate effectively with policy-makers, program managers, governments and private voluntary agencies. Ms. Harris also serves on the board of Partners for Development and Management Strategies for Africa and on numerous advocacy and professional committees and working groups.