Lisa Bohmer

Lisa Bohmer is Senior Program Officer of International Programs at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Bohmer leads the Foundation’s Children Affected by HIV and AIDS Strategic Initiative. Her grant making focuses on integration of early childhood development as part of a holistic package of services for young children and families in East and Southern Africa. Bohmer is a public health professional with over 25 years of experience with programs, research and grant making in the areas of pediatric HIV/AIDS, OVC, maternal and child health, reproductive rights and the empowerment of women and girls. Prior to joining the Foundation, Bohmer was Director of Program Partnerships with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation where she led efforts to engage private donors and other NGOs towards the elimination of pediatric HIV. Past positions include HIV/AIDS Director for UNICEF in Ethiopia where she initiated services with partners to prevent mother to child HIV transmission. Bohmer has held other senior positions with Nike Foundation, the Pacific Institute for Women’s Health and Ipas (where she was regional representative for East and Southern Africa in the 1990s). Her background includes five years living and working in Ethiopia and consultancies with numerous organizations including UNFPA, International Center for Research on Women and EngenderHealth. Bohmer has a Master’s Degree in Public Health from UCLA and a Bachlor’s Degree from the University of Michigan.Bohmer was voted to the Board of Directors in December 2014.