Associate Director, Programs
Joni Lawrence is associate director of programs for the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) responsible for communications, advocacy, partnerships, financial oversight and budgeting, human resources, and grant management. Joni has been with MDP since 1998 in roles of increasing responsibility. As a senior team member, Joni works closely with the Director on strategic planning and program development.
Prior to joining MDP, Joni worked for The Carter Center, where she helped launch the River Blindness Program.
Joni holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations from Georgia Southern University and a master’s degree in communication from Johns Hopkins University.