Dr. Valerie Bemo, MD, MPH

Dr. Valerie Bemo, a native of Cameroon, currently serves as Senior Program Officer, Global Development, at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. As manager of the Emergency Response investment portfolio, Bemo ensures resourcing of the crisis response operations that support communities affected by natural disasters and complex emergencies. She earned her MD from the University of Cote d’Ivoire, a diploma at the University of Paris in Epidemiology, and her MPH from Madrid Autonome University.