Lisa Bain

Director, U.S. & Border Programs

Lisa Bain is the Director for Global Communities United States (U.S.) & Border Programs.  She has 20 years of experience designing, implementing and evaluating health programs to achieve health equity. Lisa works to align U.S. programs with national quality standards and has extensive experience including leadership of perinatal health programs including Global Communities’ Healthy Start program (funded since 2007).  

Previously, Lisa was the Project Manager for two chronic disease focused programs funded by HRSA and NHLBI which provided patient navigation and Community Health Worker training for the Somali, Latino and Filipino communities struggling with chronic diseases. Lisa is a certified LEAN Six-Sigma practitioner with additional training in project management, childbirth education, patient navigation and mental health first aid. Lisa started her career as Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa, focused on HIV education and teacher training.