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Tess E. McLoud

Tess E. McLoud

Policy Advisor, PRB

Tess E. McLoud is a Policy Advisor on PRB’s People, Health, Planet team, where she works on advocacy for multisectoral development initiatives that address the linkages between population, health, and the environment. Her work has spanned sectors including reproductive health and the environment, with a focus on country-facing work in Africa and Asia. Among other things, she has worked in community-based development as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand, led an initiative on climate change resilience at UNESCO, and managed reproductive health programs in francophone Africa with Ipas. Tess holds a Bachelor’s in anthropology and French from Dartmouth, and a Master’s in French with a focus in international development from Middlebury.

USAID partners with countries across sub-Saharan Africa to reduce vulnerabilities to climate change and making economies and livelihoods more resilient. Photo Credit: Herve Irankunda, USAID in Africa.