Dwan Dixon.

Dwan Dixon leads our work in Ethiopia. Photo: PATH/Dave Simpson.

Program Leader, Ethiopia

Dwan Dixon, MPH, MA, is PATH’s country program leader for Ethiopia, based in Addis Ababa.

Ms. Dixon has more than ten years of international development experience, supporting large, complex donor-funded programs. She came to PATH from Pact, where she served as deputy director for Africa, based in Nairobi, and supervised a regional team of senior management and technical staff supporting 15 country programs. She also served as acting Africa vice president for Pact, working on HIV and health, livelihoods, democracy and governance, and natural resources management programs supported by a range of donors. Prior to that, she was the program director and senior HIV/AIDS technical advisor for Pact in South Africa, comanaging a $165 million grants program (Community REACH). She has also worked with the US Centers for Disease Control, Family Health International, and Chemonics.

Ms. Dixon has an MPH in international health promotion, an MA in international development from George Washington University, and a BA in economics and English literature from Brown University.