Christina Jeffrey, CEO
Christina Jeffrey is the Co-founder and CEO of TecSalud. Prior to TecSalud, Christina was the Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships at Dimagi where she led Latin America, Caribbean, and United States new market and business strategy. Christina has designed and managed dozens of digital health programs and partnerships across the Americas and Africa. She has developed technology adoption strategies and project sustainability models for local, regional, and multinational initiatives with partners such as the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank, World Vision, Harvard School of Public Health, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Rainforest Alliance, Catholic Relief Services, Fundación Cardiovascular de Colombia, Brown University, International Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the University of Washington.
Before Dimagi, Christina worked in healthcare consulting with Synthesis Health Systems and Children's Hospital Boston, and in the investment banking industry at Brown Brothers Harriman. She holds a Masters in Public Health from Northeastern University and a B.S in Psychology from Rollins College.
Gillian Javetski, COO
Gillian Javetski is the Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of TecSalud. Gillian has built her career working in technology for development organizations in various project management, business development, marketing, and operations roles - including at Vecna Cares, Dimagi, Telerivet, Partners in Health, One Laptop Per Child, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). She has managed over 30 digital health projects that utilize frontline technology to augment health programs in low-resource settings, including a 12-country malaria surveillance system funded by USAID's President's Malaria Initiative. Prior to TecSalud, Gillian was the Director of Business Development and a Project Lead at Vecna Cares and the Director of Partner Engagement at Dimagi, where she played a leading role expanding the user base for the digital health platform, CommCare.
She holds a Masters in Public Health from Tufts University School of Medicine and a B.A. in International Relations and Community Health from Tufts University.
CAROLINA DUQUE, PROGRAM MANAGER
Carolina Duque Arango is the Program Manager at TecSalud. She is passionate about social change at the local level, technology and communication in Latin America, where she has worked for Medellín’s local government in advocacy and communications while volunteering as a computer literacy instructor. She has also conducted research on gang violence reduction and conflict intervention in El Salvador with Columbia University Earth Institute's Advanced Consortium for Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (Ac4). Prior to TecSalud, Carolina was a volunteer at Democracy Works, a Brooklyn (NY) based non-profit dedicated to make voting easier in the United States with the help of technology.
She holds a B.A. in Journalism from Universidad de Antioquia in Medellín, Colombia where she won the Journalists' Circle of Antioquia Excellence in Journalism Award in 2013, and a M.S. in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University in the City of New York, where she attended on a Colfuturo Scholarship.
Veronica montoya, Operations Manager
Veronica Montoya is the Operations Manager of TecSalud. Born and raised in Venezuela, Veronica lives in Bogota, Colombia and currently divides her time between TecSalud and completing her studies in law school. Prior to joining TecSalud, Veronica worked in international and criminal law at the Colombian consulate in Venezuela and served for four years as the local president of AISEC, the largest youth-run international organization in the world.
Veronica is enthusiastic about volunteerism, social justice, and global issues, and has previously represented Venezuela in Model United Nations at the international level. Her professional aspiration is to practice law that helps internally displaced people (IDPs), refugees, and migrants.