Executive Vice President Julie Becker

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Julie has built a career as an innovator at the intersection of HIV, women’s health and gender equity. At Rabin Martin, she oversees a technical team focused on designing, implementing and evaluating large-scale, multi-country programs to reduce the burden of maternal mortality in the developing world.

Julie has more than 20 years of experience in global health, primarily in the non-profit sector, with broad global experience in Africa, South Asia and Latin America. She specializes in:

 

  • Developing clinical, research and advocacy programs in HIV, maternal health and family planning
  • Preparedness for clinical trials and access to new prevention technologies in low and middle-income countries
  • Providing strategic, technical and operational support for field-based practitioners and programs

 

Before joining Rabin Martin, Julie was Vice President of Programs at HealthRight International, where she led clinical and advocacy programs in five countries on four continents. For the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), she oversaw field programs, including vaccine preparedness, stakeholder engagement, clinical trial support and advocacy. Julie established global HIV/AIDS and maternal health programs at EngenderHealth and led HIV programing at the International Planned Parenthood Federation, where she developed new models for integration of services. She has also designed research on introduction of microbicides and women’s participation in clinical trials.

Julie serves as an adjunct faculty member of the Program on Globalization and International Affairs at Bard College and is the author of numerous publications.

 

Education

MSc, Behavioral Sciences
Harvard School of Public Health

BA, Anthropology
University of California, Santa Cruz