AVAC

Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention

aka AVAC   |   New York, NY   |  www.avac.org

Mission

AVAC accelerates the ethical development of and global access to effective HIV prevention options, as part of a comprehensive and integrated pathway to global health equity.

Ruling year info

1997

Executive Director

Mr. Mitchell J Warren

Main address

540 President Street 3rd Floor

New York, NY 11215 USA

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EIN

94-3240841

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (R01)

AIDS (H81)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

AVAC

AVAC currently focuses in four priority areas: 1. Develop and advocate for policy options to facilitate the expeditious and ethical development, introduction and use of AIDS vaccines and other new prevention technologies. 2. Ensure that rights and interests of trial participants, eventual users and communities are fully represented and respected in the scientific, product development, clinical trial and access processes. 3. Monitor the AIDS vaccine field and mobilize political, financial and community support for AIDS vaccine research as part of a comprehensive response. 4. Build an informed, action-oriented global coalition of civil society and community-based organizations exchanging information and experiences.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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AVAC

Board of directors
as of 10/20/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Blair Hanewall

Consultant

Term: 2022 - 2019

Alexandre Menezes

Global Health Strategies

Maureen Baehr

Consultant

Anne-Marie Duliege

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Mitchell Warren

AVAC

Elizabeth Bukusi

KEMRI

Sarah Schlesinger

Rockefeller University

Jintanat Ananworanich

Moderna

David Cook

Forma Therapeutics

Vuyiseka Dubula

Stellenbosch University

Lucy Ghati

National Empowerment Network of People Living with HIV AIDS in Kenya

Blair Hanewall

Consultant

Catherine Hankins

McGill University

Susie McLean

Consultant

Kenly Sikwese

Afrocab Treatment Access Partnership

Jesse Milan, Jr.

AIDS United

Marina Caskey

Rockefeller University

Linda-Gail Bekker

Desmond Tutu Health Foundation

Jeffrey O'Malley

United Nations Development Programme

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/20/2021,

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 10/20/2021

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.