Emily Bass


Emily Bass is the author of To End a Plague: America’s Fight to Defeat AIDS in Africa, which is shortlisted for the 2022 Lionel Gelber Prize. She has spent more than 20 years as a journalist and activist focused on AIDS in Africa and U.S. foreign aid. She has served as an expert advisor to the World Health Organization, and her articles and essays have appeared in numerous books and publications, including the Washington Post, the Lancet, Esquire, and n+1.

Articles by Emily Bass
U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec (right) visits a PEPFAR project for girls’ empowerment in Nairobi on March 10, 2018.
U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec (right) visits a PEPFAR project for girls’ empowerment in Nairobi on March 10, 2018.