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. Previously, Margaret has worked with the ONE campaign, UNICEF in Botswana, on a dude ranch in Wyoming, and as a maid on a boat in Southeast Alaska. Aside from her incredibly diverse career, Margaret has three young children.View Bio
Anjali is the Deputy Director of the Nothing But Nets campaign and oversees the partnerships, communications and fundraising for the campaign. She loves drinking tea, watching corny TV shows, hot yoga, and spending time outdoors. Oh, and her family.View Bio
Margaret is the Executive Director of the United Nations 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, a disease which claims the life of a child every two minutes. Inspired by sports columnist Rick Reilly, hundreds of thousands of people have joined the campaign that was created by the United Nations Foundation in 2006. *Nothing But Nets *has raised $65 million to help deliver 12 million bed nets to families in need, along with other crucial malaria interventions. In addition to raising funds for its UN partners, *Nothing But Nets *raises awareness and voices to advocate for critical malaria funding for the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Before joining* Nothing But Nets,* Margaret ran strategic partnerships and worked on the grassroots engagement and advocacy portfolio with the ONE Campaign covering 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 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 and political campaigning, non-profit fundraising, and international development. She has three young children so is particularly passionate about protecting children from malaria.
Anjali is the Deputy Director of the United Nations 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, a disease which claims the life of a child every two minutes. Inspired by sports columnist Rick Reilly, hundreds of thousands of people have joined the campaign that was created by the United Nations Foundation in 2006. Nothing But Nets has raised $65 million to help deliver 12 million bed nets to families in need, along with other crucial malaria interventions. In addition to raising funds for its UN partners, Nothing But Nets raises awareness and voices to advocate for critical malaria funding for the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Prior to her role as Deputy Director, Anjali managed the campaign’s celebrity and corporate partnerships with athletes like Stephen Curry and Anthony Tolliver, actors, TV personalities, and bands like Nia Long, Alexandra Daddario, Scott Wolf, Charlie Webster and Dawes, and organizations like Athletes for Hope, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, NBA Cares, and more.
Before joining Nothing But Nets, Anjali served as Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs within the Bloomberg Administration at New York City Children’s Services. Anjali managed high-level communications as well as legislation and policy reforms for the city’s early care and education, child welfare, and juvenile justice systems. Prior to that, she worked as a consultant to nonprofits and the corporate foundations on program development, management and evaluation as well as served as Program Associate at the adoption agency, The Barker Foundation, where she facilitated international adoptions, and as a crisis hotline counselor. She has a Master’s in Public Administration with a focus on nonprofit management from New York University.
Max manages our network of grassroots activists throughout the country, empowering them to grow our movement and take local action in support of the fight to end malaria. Not one for having a light schedule, Max also teaches Sunday School classes at a local congregation, and likes to spend what little free time he has hiking, cooking and hanging out with friends.
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.
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.
Ryland manages all things digital for Nothing But Nets. When she’s spending a (rare) minute away from the Internet she enjoys yoga, hipster coffee shops, and catching up on all things pop culture.
Paige works on various communications for Nothing But Nets: she runs our social media accounts, handles media relations and press pitching, and manages our blog and email communications. When not working, you can probably find Paige on the beach or watching Netflix with her beagle in tow.
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).
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.
Dana coordinates grassroots advocacy efforts, grant contracts, and other daily activities so that the Nothing But Nets team can continue to stop the spread of malaria, one net at a time. Outside of the office, you can find her on the soccer field trying to put the ball in the back of the net.