Einstein Speaks is a strategic communications
and business development consulting company.
We specialize in communicating complex ideas with simplicity
and moving strategic business goals forward.
Highly accomplished executive with proven track record of effective leadership in nonprofit and program management, with expertise in international relations, global health and development.
Strong record of success in business development, generating millions of dollars in donor commitments for a variety of initiatives.
Effective public speaker, writer, advocate, with expertise in translating science and health for key audiences. Published in the New York Times and elsewhere.
Significant experience in government, stakeholder and donor relations, program planning and implementation, corporate and marketing communications.
Substantial diplomatic, policy and legislative experience.
BUSINESS AND COMMUNICATIONS
Before founding Einstein Speaks, Pam Norick served as Vice President and Executive Director of MSI in the United States. MSI is a London-based, 40-year-old global women’s health organization, providing services in 37 countries. At MSI, Pam developed and implemented a new strategic plan and focus for MSI’s US engagement, managing relations with over 20 US-based philanthropies and foundations and multilaterals, as well as high net worth individuals aligned with the MSI mission.
Prior to joining MSI-US, Pam served as President & CEO of Venture Strategies Innovations (VSI), a global nonprofit committed to improving women's and girls’ health by creating access to affordable medicines and services. VSI registered and introduced health products and services in nearly 20 nations, principally in Africa and Asia. Pam led VSI strategic initiatives, including partner, program and resource development, providing oversight of all VSI activities as well as its global team.
Pam also served as Executive Vice President, External Relations at the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM), a nonprofit organization focused on developing HIV prevention options for women worldwide. In this capacity, Pam led key strategic initiatives, including stewardship of the IPM board of directors and scientific advisory board. She was responsible for business development, donor engagement and execution of the organization’s external relations. Pam oversaw multimillion-dollar annual budgets and managed staff across the US, Europe and Africa.
CONGRESSIONAL AND POLICY EXPERIENCE
Pam’s previous work includes service as a Senior Legislative Advisor for nearly ten years in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. While working in Congress specializing in national security, foreign aid and foreign policy, and throughout her career, Pam has routinely managed negotiations with government leaders and representatives, UN agencies and officials from the US Departments of State and Defense and USAID, working extensively in Africa, Europe, Latin America and Asia.
A former Peace Corps volunteer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pam holds a master of arts in international communications from American University’s School of International Service and a bachelor of arts from the University of Washington.