FORA.tv Speaker - Amy McGuire Porter

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Biography

Amy McGuire Porter is Executive Director of the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, a position she has held since 2001. Prior to that she was its director of development. Under Ms. Porter's leadership, the foundation's portfolio of programs has grown to some 50 programs currently under its management and supported by about $400 million generated from private contributions. The foundation is a global leader in the creation of specially configured, high-impact, public-private partnerships in biomedical research. Prior to joining the foundation, Ms. Porter served as director of development of the National AIDS Fund, an organization dedicated to reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS in America’s communities. Previously, she also was national director of development for Volunteers of America, a national nonprofit organization that provides health and human service programs to 1.5 million people across the United States each year. Ms. Porter is a graduate of Kent State University.

1 Program

New Scientific Power: The Role of Philanthropy

10.05.07 | 01:15:08 min | 0 comments