Julia Bunting
President Population Council

Julia Bunting is the President of the Population Council, committed to ensuring evidence-based solutions to the biggest health and development challenges. Under her leadership, the Population Council has completed development of a new, long-acting contraceptive vaginal ring – Annovera; expanded efforts to scale up evidence-based approaches to adolescent girls’ programming; and brought forward new ideas to bring multipurpose prevention technologies to market. Julia is also known for her path-breaking work on reproductive and maternal health during her tenure at the UK Department for International Development (DFID), including as the lead catalyst of the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning. Prior to joining the Population Council, she served as a director at the International Planned Parenthood Federation. Julia is a proud member of the FP2020 Reference Group and the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health Board, and is a SheDecides Champion.  She is based in the US.

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