Gina Drioane

Vice President

Gina is the Vice President of Health Communications at Waxman Strategies, where she leads communications and media efforts to advance societal health equity.

Prior to joining the Waxman team, Gina served as an Associate Director of Federal Policy & Advocacy Media at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, where she helped oversee communications strategy and execution for congressional, administrative, and federal judicial issues. While there, Gina led large-scale communications efforts on key issues such as reopening the Title X program to all qualified health care providers, pushing to end the global gag rule, and amplifying the impact of Supreme Court decisions on sexual and reproductive rights.

Previously, Gina was the Manager of Public Policy Communications at the Children’s Hospital Association, where she helped ensure federal policy was optimized to support hospitals across the country that stand ready to care for our children. Gina also has experience working on veterans’ health issues in the United States Senate and nutrition programming for the United States Agency for International Development.

Gina received a Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley, with a core emphasis in social determinants of health and a specialty in nutrition. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Davis. In her spare time, Gina enjoys running, baking, and winning at Settlers of Catan.

Our Team


  • Associate Director of Federal Policy & Advocacy Media, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

  • Manager of Public Policy Communications, Children’s Hospital Association

  • Master of Public Health from the University of California, Berkeley


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