Margaret Ben-Or, MPH, is the Assistant Director of Strategic Projects. In this role, Margaret supports revenue strategy creation and execution to sustain the design, test, and spread of innovative tools and solutions across Ariadne’s programs, projects, and platforms. She works with teams to identify and assess funding opportunities and partnerships, cultivate relationships with funders and other partners, and develop and submit concept notes, letters of intent, and proposals. Margaret also leads efforts to develop or revise the internal processes that support business development. Prior to joining the Revenue Team, Margaret served as a project manager on the Project Management Platform and writer on the Communications Team.
Prior to Ariadne Labs, Margaret worked for Pathfinder International as a Program Officer providing technical and financial monitoring and operational support to field offices in Angola, Mozambique, and South Africa. Before that, Margaret worked for Management Sciences for Health, first as a Project Support Associate and later as an Operations Officer, supporting projects and offices in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Middle East, and South America. She has also worked for the MA Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Substance Abuse Services as the Adolescent Services Coordinator. Margaret holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Policy Studies from Syracuse University and a Master’s in Public Health with a Global Health concentration from Boston University.
In April 2021, just months after COVID-19 vaccines received emergency use authorization, Ariadne Labs and partners launched a major effort to get shots in arms – as many as possible, as quickly as possible. The founding premise of the Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative was that by exchanging information, techniques, and insights, those on the… Continue reading Ariadne Labs’ Global Mass Vaccination Collaborative: A Q&A with Eric Goralnick and Margaret Ben-Or
Boston, MA — When an emergency arises during surgery, research has shown that surgical teams complete significantly more of the life-saving steps needed to manage the event if they use an OR crisis checklist than when relying on memory alone. Helping surgical teams reach for the checklists when a crisis arises requires a supportive environment… Continue reading Planning and Support Critical to Introducing Life-saving Tools in the OR
BOSTON (Aug. 23, 2017) — The last two decades have seen real progress in making childbirth safer for women and infants around the world. However, more effort is still needed. Approximately 830 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth every day. And 2.7 million newborns die every year in their first month… Continue reading Ariadne Labs and WHO convene first global meeting on implementation of the Safe Childbirth Checklist
Boston, MA – Emergencies can occur unpredictably in surgery, from patient hemorrhage or cardiac arrest to the rare fire in the operating room (OR). Surgical teams must take quick action in these instances to avoid harm to their patients. The Ariadne Labs Operating Room Crisis Checklists were created to help surgical teams effectively manage… Continue reading Updated OR Crisis Checklists Help Clinicians Rescue Patients from Critical Events