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AEA hosts WWO’s Chief Strategic Officer, Capt. Dr. Susan Hillis in a strategic meeting on collaborative efforts with AEA’s EFOC desk

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Capt. Dr. Susan Hillis pauses for a photo after meeting WEA Secretary General , Bshp. Prof. Thomas Schirrmacher, the Co-Director, WEA Sustainability Center, Mr. Matthias Boehning, the WEA communications officer, Sarah Kropp Brown, and Faith Mutua from the EFOC desk

AEA was pleased to host the Chief Strategic Officer at World Without Orphans (WWO), Capt. Dr. Susan Hillis during her visit to Kenya from 1st to 8th March 2022.  Dr. Hillis was scheduled to facilitate a World Without Orphans Roadmap training held at the AEA offices in Nairobi.

Capt. Dr. Susan Hillis addressing AEA staff during a staff devotion at the AEA Chapel

WWO has collaborated with AEA under the Evangelical Focus on Children (EFOC) desk to respond to the enormous need for children care in Africa through policy-making, advocacy, and lobbying of the church towards a course for justice and care for orphaned and vulnerable children.

Dr. Hillis attending a meeting with the AEA General Secretary, Dr. Master Matlhaope, AEA Communications, and Programs Manager, Jim Olang, and Country Director of WWO – Kenya, Ann Kasombo

Dr. Hillis has worked and ministered in countries in South America, Africa, and Eastern Europe and has published more than 80 articles in scientific medical journals, and is considered one of the leading infectious diseases experts on HIV risk among vulnerable youth around the world. She is a recent recipient of the Outstanding Service Medal as a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service. In addition to her role as a strategist for the CDC, Dr. Hillis serves on the leadership team of World Without Orphans as the chief strategy officer.