Katrina Virta

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Katrina has been passionately driving global health projects and ICT4D partnerships for over a decade. With a Masters in Global Health and an unyielding commitment to improving healthcare access and outcomes worldwide, Katrina has dedicated her career to pioneering impactful change in these critical fields. Through strategic insights, she has fostered valuable collaborations between digital health startups, established healthcare institutions, and governmental agencies worldwide, driving innovation and transformative progress. Together, she believes we can build a healthier, more connected world for all.

As the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Ona, Katrina oversees the business development and partnerships team. She previously led the global partnerships portfolio and business operations team at Dimagi and has worked for a diverse set of implementing partners, such as CAMRIS, Pact, Palladium, Georgetown University and local governments in various public health positions. Her digital development work spans across Sub-Saharan Africa; South, Southeast and Central Asia; and Latin America.

In her free time, Katrina enjoys connecting with friends and strangers through travel, hiking, skiing, (any outdoor sports), art-based activities, and community building events.