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Paul Silva

Director of Communications

Paul Silva joined the International Women’s Health Coalition as Director of Communications in October 2012. From 2007 to 2012, he was a Senior Communications Officer at the Open Society Foundations, where he focused on health and human rights issues in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia.

Previously, he was a Media Relations Associate at the American Civil Liberties Union where he helped develop media strategies for high-profile legal cases, including several U.S. Supreme Court challenges. Paul has also worked as a Communications Associate for Catholics for Choice and as Special Projects Manager for the Center to Prevent Youth Violence (formerly PAX/Real Solutions to Gun Violence).

Paul served for six years as a board member of the Positive Health Project, a harm reduction agency in New York City that provides HIV/AIDS services to highly vulnerable populations. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Washington Heights CORNER Project.

He received a B.A. in Communication from The George Washington University and is a candidate for an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School. He speaks Portuguese.

Paul Silva

Director of Communications

Paul Silva joined the International Women’s Health Coalition as Director of Communications in October 2012. From 2007 to 2012, he was a Senior Communications Officer at the Open Society Foundations, where he focused on health and human rights issues in Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, and Southeast Asia.

Previously, he was a Media Relations Associate at the American Civil Liberties Union where he helped develop media strategies for high-profile legal cases, including several U.S. Supreme Court challenges. Paul has also worked as a Communications Associate for Catholics for Choice and as Special Projects Manager for the Center to Prevent Youth Violence (formerly PAX/Real Solutions to Gun Violence).

Paul served for six years as a board member of the Positive Health Project, a harm reduction agency in New York City that provides HIV/AIDS services to highly vulnerable populations. He is currently on the Board of Trustees of the Washington Heights CORNER Project.

He received a B.A. in Communication from The George Washington University and is a candidate for an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School. He speaks Portuguese.