Elesha Kingshott

Co-Chair, Global Advocacy & Communications Working Group

Elesha Kingshott is consulting with the SCTG to support the Global Advocacy & Communications Working Group (GAC) to ensure that self-care is part of universal health coverage (UHC) and primary healthcare (PHC) resolutions, global and regional guidelines, and financing. Elesha has provided support to the Secretariat and GAC on projects including the development of a global advocacy and communications strategy and work plan, creating communications and advocacy tools, and facilitating strategic engagement with priority stakeholders. Elesha is Founder and Principal at Kingshott Consulting where she works with organizations to ensure they have the strategy, financial resources, and political support to respond to the world’s most pressing challenges. She has 15 years of experience working with nonprofits, governments, and multilateral organizations in advocacy, communications, and coalition building. Her work focuses on reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, early childhood development, gender, and health systems. Along with her professional experience, Elesha has a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration on Health Policy and Financing from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Social Work degree with a concentration on Nonprofit Management and Community Organization from the University of Maryland. She has also completed trainings in facilitation and project management.