Silvana Faillace is Senior Director of Development and Humanitarian Assistance (DHA) at CWS. Silvana brings over 15 years’ experience in international development and the public health/nutrition field. She has extensive experience in the design, management and implementation of a wide variety of development and humanitarian strategies and programs at local, regional and international levels and across different cultures, having worked in Africa, South East Asia and the Americas. She has served in several leadership positions including as National Executive Director with the Colombian Red Cross, and Indonesia Country Director with Hellen Keller International. Before joining CWS she was Health and Nutrition Officer with UNICEF, Colombia. She holds a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics, and a BA in Political Science from Los Andes University in Colombia.