Sherine Guirguis, cofounder, director, and lead strategist at Common Thread, has been recognized with Outstanding Contribution to Healthcare at the 2018 MM&M Awards.

Throughout her career, Guirguis has applied behavior and social change communication strategies to help solve some of the world’s toughest public health challenges, including the effort to eradicate polio worldwide and the response to the West African Ebola crisis.

In her work as director and lead strategist at Common Thread, Guirguis continues to contribute to the safety and health of some of the world’s most vulnerable people. Her work includes designing measurable strategies to improve public health and development programs and uncovering what motivates people around the world to make positive decisions to improve their lives.