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Global Citizen, LLC is a consulting and coaching firm that works in the United States and internationally to strengthen leaders’ capacity to effect organizational and social transformation by advancing public health, human rights, global competence, equity, diversity, and inclusion and delivering mutually-beneficial and high-impact results for a better world.

We envision a world in which people and the institutions they operate act as globally-competent citizens with awareness, understanding, sensitivity and ethical practices to advance public health, human rights and intercultural relations and effect social and organizational transformation for the good of all.

President and founder

Katherine L. Turner, MPH is Founder and President of Global Citizen, LLC, an international health, human rights and intercultural relations capacity-building consulting firm, and Adjunct Faculty at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health. She has over 25 years of experience as an organizational thought leader, senior health and technical advisor, public speaker, educator, author and change agent in more than 50 countries.


Katherine provides organizational thought leadership and consults and presents around the world on women’s and LGBTQ+ health and human rights; strategic planning and partnerships; organizational transformation; leadership development; health systems strengthening; evidence-based and sustainable public health program design and implementation; donor development and resource mobilization; advocacy; values clarification; global intercultural competence; effective training; curriculum development and ethical global engagement. She has founded and served on the Board of Directors of nonprofit organizations, provides strategic direction on global health committees and has won numerous awards for excellence in leadership and advocacy for public health.


Katherine has lived on both coasts of the United States and in London, the Netherlands, Paris and Togo and speaks English, French and Dutch. She and her family are proud to call Durham, North Carolina in the United States their home.

Areas of expertise

  • Global public, women's and LGBTQ+ health and human rights

  • Transformational organizational and leadership development

  • Strategic program planning and partnership cultivation to address disparities

  • Business development with public, private and individual donors

  • Program design and management

  • Technical leadership and innovation in evidence-based practices

  • Ethics, cultural competence and values clarification at organizational and individual levels

  • Capacity strengthening, including training, coaching, facilitation, mentoring and curriculum development

  • Global movement building, communications and networking strategies

  • Assessments, monitoring, evaluation and participatory, applied research

  • Fluent English and French and conversational Dutch

Curriculum Vitae

Consulting and Training Services

Global Citizen, LLC partners with a diverse network of seasoned consultants to assist nonprofit organizations, foundations and other funders, universities, corporations, government institutions and other client partners to conduct strategic assessments and planning and facilitate organizational and leadership capacity strengthening to deliver mission-driven and high-impact results. Client engagements include:


  • Duke University: Global health, social entrepreneurship and activism seminars and panels

  • Durham Technical Community College: Global competence training

  • EAB International School, Dakar, Senegal: Intercultural exchange and education

  • Emory University: Global sexual and reproductive health seminars

  • George Watts Montessori Magnet Elementary School: Global awareness and intercultural education

  • Humanitarian aid agencies: Organizational assessments and leadership capacity strengthening

  • Infinity Diamond Club's We Are One Conference: Personal empowerment workshops

  • IntraHealth International: Organizational assessments, values clarification and leadership development

  • Ipas: Organizational assessments, leadership development and skills-building workshops

  • LGBTQ Center of Durham: Health activism panel and community dialogues

  • Marie Stopes International (MSI): Training assessment and design

  • NC State University's Global Health Initiative: Global competence and ethical engagement seminars

  • Population Reference Bureau (PRB): Program design, strategic partnerships and communications

  • Triangle Global Health Consortium: Global-local health partnerships, program planning, skills-building workshops, leadership coaching

  • Triangle Organization Development Network: User-centered design workshop

  • UNC-Chapel Hill's Center for Global Initiatives: Global health orientation panels

  • UNC-Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health: Courses, presentations, panels, faculty development and student advising

  • UNC-Chapel Hill Minority Health Conference: Global competence and ethical engagement seminar

Client Engagements

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