Cynthia Meurling

Cynthia Meurling

Operations Lead


MSL, Business Law and Compliance, Wake Forest Law at Wake Forest University
MPA, International Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies
BA, International Relations and German, Tufts University


Cynthia Meurling is the Operations Lead of the United States Agency for International Development's Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases | East program, a global flagship initiative that supports 13 countries working to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases like trachoma and lymphatic filariasis. She has primary oversight of a diverse team of experts responsible for strong project administration and financial management, logistics, partner subawards, fixed amount awards, cost-share, and commodity procurements.

Ms. Meurling began her career in the international health sector as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Gabon and has work, study, and travel experience in over 50 countries. Before joining Act to End NTDs | East leadership team, she was the Director of Global Award Management at Ipas. She held management, field operations, and duty of care-focused positions at IntraHealth International. She has worked with a range of clients, including Canada, the UK, Sweden, and various foundations. She is a champion of process improvement and capacity strengthening in organizational efficiency, compliance, and risk management.


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