Sara Seims

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Sara Seims: Senior Advisor Population & Reproductive Health, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, London.

Sara Seims "joined the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in October 2003 as Director of the Population Program. Immediately prior she was president of the Alan Guttmacher Institute since November 1999, where she led the organization to a greater involvement in international reproductive health issues and behavioral research in the areas of HIV-AIDS.

"Dr. Seims was associate director of population sciences at The Rockefeller Foundation in New York. At the Foundation, she contributed to the expansion of international collaboration in reproductive health and promoted dialogue between developed and developing nations on both programmatic and policy issues relating to women’s and reproductive health. For three consecutive years she was named by Earth Times as one of the key actors in sustainable development.

"Dr. Seims is on the board of Nairobi-based Africa Population and Health Research and a former member of the board of directors of Management Sciences for Health in Boston, where she ran the population division. She has also been deputy chief of two divisions of the United States Agency for International Development: the Office of Health, Population and Nutrition in Dakar, Senegal, and the policy division of the Office of Population in Washington, D.C.

"Dr. Seims received a bachelor of arts in anthropology from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. in demography from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine." [1]

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  1. Sara Seims, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, accessed December 13, 2007.
  2. Directors, National Campaign To Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, accessed December 13, 2007.
  3. Board, Engender Health, accessed October 1, 2011.
  4. Rutgers WPF Supervisory Board , organizational web page, accessed December 21, 2014.