Nothing But Nets is a global grassroots campaign to raise awareness, funds, and voices to fight malaria.
In 2006, sports columnist Rick Reilly wrote a column in Sports Illustrated challenging each of his readers to donate at least $10 to send insecticide-treated bed nets to protect families from malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
Margaret is the Executive Director of the Nothing But Nets campaign. She loves tackling complex problems to make the world a better place and taking adventures from Alaska to Guatemala to Rwanda. Margaret has three young kids, so she is particularly passionate about protecting children from malaria.View Bio
Alison is the Director of the Nothing But Nets campaign, oversees resource mobilization, partnerships, communications and marketing. When she is not advocating for kids around the world, she is rooting for her son and daughter on the basketball court.View Bio
Margaret is the Executive Director of the United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign, which is committed to saving lives and defeating malaria. Margaret oversees the campaign’s lifesaving portfolio of work – from resource mobilization and programmatic grants to advocacy and champion engagement to building strong synergies with UN partners and the global malaria community.
Before joining Nothing But Nets, Margaret worked at the ONE Campaign, running strategic partnerships and mobilizing grassroots advocates on a wide range of global health and poverty issues. She worked with UNICEF in Botswana to develop media and civil society engagement strategies to further children’s rights within the context of the HIV epidemic and as a consultant for the U.S. Coalition for Child Survival to identify and implement advocacy and coalition-building best practices.
She has a Master’s in Public Policy with a focus on global health from George Mason University and a broad range of experience in issue-based mobilization and political campaigning, non-profit fundraising, and international development. Margaret and her husband have three young kids, so she is particularly passionate about protecting children from malaria.
Alison Oliveira Wheeler is the Director of the United Nation Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign, the world’s largest and most powerful community of supporters and advocates committed to saving lives and defeating malaria.
Alison is committed to building better futures for children, women and families around the globe. Prior to joining the campaign, she led marketing, communications and development teams at award-winning global non-profit organizations, SOS Children’s Villages and Women for Women International.
Prior to her work with global organizations, Alison held brand, marketing and new product development roles with media and technology companies, domestically and internationally.
She received her Bachelor of Arts from UCLA and earned her MBA from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland with her husband and two children.
Patty manages the implementation of the UN Foundation’s strategy to advance support for malaria elimination in the Americas. As an anthropologist, she is passionate about advancing human development for women, indigenous people and other vulnerable populations.
Amma grows the Nothing But Nets volunteer network by developing exciting, inclusive programs and events to turn advocates into champions! Amma’s Top 3: Oprah Winfrey, Eleanor Roosevelt, Michelle Obama.
Catherine has the privilege of working alongside our campaign’s dedicated and creative grassroots fundraisers, as she helps manage our digital and direct mail portfolios. When not working to create a world free of malaria, she’s most likely heading to yoga or planning her next travel adventure.
Emile helps keep our campaign sustainable and innovative by growing our portfolio of foundation and corporate grant funders. In past lives, Emile has been a journalist, dog walker, tour guide, and a failed vegetarian.
Wendy equips and empowers our grassroots advocates across the country to take action in the fight to end malaria. When not working to create a malaria-free world, Wendy enjoys connecting with friends and family, watching documentaries and practicing yoga.
Jacci manages and builds relationships with Members of Congress and their staffs to amplify the importance of the fight to end malaria. Not one for a light schedule, Jacci also coaches fitness classes and spends every available minute with her pitbull and husband (in that order, of course).
Elizabeth manages the campaign’s relationship with the RBM Partnership to End Malaria and oversees the Nothing But Nets grant portfolio. Previously, Elizabeth served in the Peace Corps in El Salvador, and worked in Refugee Resettlement and Monitoring and Evaluation of malaria programs.
Tara helps coordinate NBN’s work with the global malaria community through the RBM Partnership to End Malaria. As a former malaria biomedical researcher, Tara is passionate about sharing scientific discoveries with her community. Outside the office, she can be found serving as a docent at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Dana is a member of the UN Foundation’s Global Health team. She manages Nothing But Nets’ malaria grant portfolio and serves as the focal point for the UN agencies who receive grant funding from Nothing But Nets for malaria prevention and treatment. Outside of the office, you can find her on the soccer field trying to put the ball in the back of the net.
Jonathan manages the portfolio of amazing corporate partners for the Nothing But Nets campaign. When he isn’t collaborating with companies to end malaria, he is most likely spending time with his family, on his bike, or baking.
Chelsea manages all things communications for Nothing But Nets: she runs our social media accounts, handles media relations and press pitching, and manages our blog and email communications. Previously, Chelsea served as a Global Health Corps fellow for a malaria elimination program in Zambia. When she’s not at work, you’ll probably find her traveling, kickboxing, or binging a great TV series.
Carly supports all things fundraising, including grassroots initiatives, corporate partners and major donors. She also manages select development projects, provides donor services and campaign coordination. Outside of the fight against malaria, you can find her teaching yoga or exploring Washington DC.
Deep is a graduate student at Georgetown University studying towards his MS in Integrated Marketing Communications. He hopes to gain experience in social media management and branding, while expanding his skills in working with large teams and internal comms. Outside of the office, you’ll find him playing soccer, golfing, playing drums, or traveling.