Catherine Jo, A.B.
Catherine Jo is Manager of International Tobacco Control at the American Cancer Society. In this capacity, she oversees the Society’s international tobacco control grant program, which covers over 250 grantees from over 70 countries. She provides grantees with technical assistance on issues ranging from smoke-free legislation and implementation to media advocacy to campaign development. Ms. Jo also monitors tobacco control activity and leads projects of the International Tobacco Control Program in various countries, primarily in Latin America and Asia. She represents the Society on partnerships such as the Global Dialogue for Effective Stop Smoking Campaigns, the Global Tobacco Research Network, and the FCTC Latin America and FCTC Mexico Workgroups.
Prior to joining the Society, Ms. Jo worked as a consultant at BearingPoint. She created marketing materials and conducted qualitative and quantitative research on a variety of public policy issues, including the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit and the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. At BearingPoint, she received the Compass Award which recognizes employees who have demonstrated exemplary performance on a project. Ms. Jo is a graduate of Duke University where she received an A.B. in Public Policy, a minor in Economics, and a Certificate in Markets and Management Studies. She has lived abroad in Europe, working in Spain as an intern at the US Embassy in Madrid and studying in the United Kingdom at the University of Glasgow.
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