Ben Blanc, MS
Manager, Programs and Special Projects
Ben Blanc, MS, is the Manager of Programs and Special Projects at GHLF. His work is focused primarily on mental health, which threads across various other chronic conditions to inspire, support and uplift our expansive patient community. He builds initiatives and programs that aim to enhance our educational, research and advocacy efforts on mental health and also supports our existing program of work on psoriasis. Ben also supports patients in sharing their stories to the community and beyond through virtual and in-person events, podcasts, and other special projects, while contributing to the creation of content for GHLF’s social media channels. Prior to joining GHLF, Ben worked for a leading cultural organization, the French Institute Alliance Française, in New York as the Director of Sales and Operations. His responsibilities ranged from managing sales and high-profile events, to leading the technical and IT teams. He also spearheaded the institution’s hybrid and virtual transformation. Prior to this, Ben worked for Europe’s most-watched TV network, TF1, in a variety of roles and has over thirteen years of experience in Marketing and Project Management, as well as Production. A native of Paris, France, Ben has a diverse educational background, having graduated high school in Massachusetts and studied Marketing at Butler University in Indiana. He completed a Master of Science in Management at Audencia School of Management in France where he was a Marketing Strategy major.