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Kaitlyn Patierno

Kaitlyn Patierno

Program Director , Population Reference Bureau

Kaitlyn Patierno is program director in International Programs and the deputy director for the PACE Project. She specializes in family planning policy, program, and advocacy initiatives and links with multisectoral development. Prior to joining PRB, Patierno was a technical specialist at the United States Agency for International Development, where she supported family planning and health systems strengthening programs in the Africa Region. She holds a Master of Public Health in maternal and child health from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from The George Washington University.

Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) gather outside Middle School Harka in Sitamarhi district to discuss community issues. Image credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment