Sara Seims, Ph.D.
Member, Board of Directors
Sara Seims is a Senior Advisor to the Population and Reproductive Health program of the Packard Foundation. She recently completed two-year assignment based in London where she analyzed the development assistance policies and practices of the major European donors in the area of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The goal of this work is to increase the impact of donor investments on the lives of the world’s poorest women. Dr. Seims continues to work with the European governments to establish a new fund for sexual and reproductive health and rights which will be launched in 2014. Dr. Seims is a member of the FP2020 monitoring and evaluation working group where she co-chairs the learning agenda. Previous positions held by Dr. Seims include Director of the Population Program of the Hewlett Foundation, President and CEO of the Guttmacher Institute, and Associate Director of the Population Sciences program at the Rockefeller Foundation. She has a doctorate in demography from the University of Pennsylvania.