Temple Cooley is a program officer for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, serving as a grant-making and strategy lead for the Global Reproductive Health initiative and co-chair of a cross-foundation Gender Equity Learning Collaborative.  

Temple joined the Foundation in 2017 and has over twenty years of experience in global health. As a long-time employee of PSI, a global health organization, Temple served in technical, managerial and leadership roles supporting comprehensive reproductive health programming in Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Immediately prior to joining the Foundation, she was the deputy director for a multi-country, USAID-funded project designed to expand contraceptive choice through research, development and the introduction of new methods of contraception.  

Temple served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Mali and speaks English, French and Spanish. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University. She completed the WomenLift Health leadership program in 2024.