Johnson & Johnson
Sharon Kathryn D'Agostino
Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Contributions and Community Relations
Sharon D’Agostino is Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Contributions and Community Relations for Johnson & Johnson, a position she assumed in February 2006.
Building on a Johnson & Johnson legacy of corporate philanthropy that spans more than a century, Sharon and her worldwide team guide the Company’s strategic giving priorities. Their mission is to make life-changing, long-term differences in human health. They fulfill this mission through community-based partnerships with hundreds of organizations around the world, focusing on three priority areas: saving and improving the lives of women and children, building the skills of those who serve community health needs, and preventing diseases and reducing stigma.
Sharon and her team are committed to playing a leading role in addressing critical health issues facing women and children around the world, including elimination of new HIV infections in children, addressing birth asphyxia, preventing and treating intestinal worms in children, providing health information to new and expecting mothers, training skilled birth attendants, and helping women overcome obstetric fistula. They also place a strong focus on leadership and management training programs that deal with health care capacity needs at the community level. Under Sharon’s leadership, Johnson & Johnson has established new partnerships and strengthened existing ones to address these and other important health issues. She and her team work with program partners to find new, more efficient ways to measure program effectiveness and long-term impact.