Lana Dakan

Program Officer ·

Lana joined the Foundation as a Program Officer in January 2006 and she currently oversees grantmaking in the program’s Global and South Asia subprograms. Prior to 2006, Lana worked at the Foundation as a research associate for the Foundation’s Visiting Scholar, and then as a research associate for the Population and Reproductive Health Program, where she conducted research and analysis to inform the program’s grantmaking. Prior to joining the Foundation, Lana worked in Indonesia for six years on family planning programs with USAID and Pathfinder International. She has extensive international experience and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Occidental College and a master’s degree in public health from the University of Michigan.

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