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Tamara Kreinin new Program Director for Population and Reproductive Health

Tamara Kreinin will join the Foundation as Program Director for the Foundation’s Population and Reproductive Health Program in July 2012.  In this role, Kreinin will lead the Foundation’s grantmaking to slow population growth in high-fertility areas and to ensure individual reproductive health and rights to improve the quality of life.  Currently, the Packard Foundation is working in the United States and selected regions in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia to support these overall goals.   The Foundation also supports global initiatives to mobilize political will and resources on behalf of family planning and reproductive rights.

Kreinin’s experience in health and human services spans more than 25 years.  Most recently, she served for five years as the Executive Director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foundation. In this role, she designed and implemented significant initiatives to improve life for women and girls globally, with specific emphasis on reproductive health, comprehensive programs for adolescent girls, US policy on behalf of women and girls, and partnerships with UN agencies. Read the full press release.