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Sally Canfield

Sally Canfield

Director, Global Health
George W. Bush Institute

Sally Canfield serves as Director, Global Health at the George W. Bush Institute.  Previously, she was most recently she was Senior Director for government relations at The ONE Campaign, a campaign and advocacy organization of more than 8 million people around the world that works to end extreme poverty, especially in Africa. Additionally, she worked as Deputy Chief of Staff to Senator Marco Rubio of Florida and as a senior director at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

A veteran of the Bush Cheney 2000 campaign where she was Domestic Policy Advisor, she also held various roles throughout the Executive Branch, including as a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security. In her personal capacity, she sits on the board of The People’s Portfolio, nonprofit organization that uses multi-media storytelling, led by artist Platon, to document humanitarian efforts around the globe and to humanize important statistics.