Robyn Sneeringer

Robyn Sneeringer

Deputy Director, Global Policy & Advocacy

Robyn Sneeringer leads a team that is responsible for implementing supportive policies and allocating sufficient resources to ensure access to quality family planning and maternal and newborn healthcare services.

Prior to rejoining the foundation in 2018, Robyn was the deputy executive director of Susan G. Komen Puget Sound, where she led strategic and operational aspects of the organization and built national campaigns and programming on metastatic breast cancer research and advocacy. She also owned her own consulting company that worked with a diverse set of clients, building public-private partnerships, broadening coalitions, and planning for contraceptive technology product introduction. In 2014, Robyn was a program officer at the Gates Foundation where she oversaw the global health research and development and reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) advocacy investment portfolios. She also worked as a senior advisor at Ipas where she contributed to the global launch and scale-up of medical abortion. Earlier in her career, Robyn was a management consultant to the pharmaceutical sector, conducting late-stage clinical trials and health outcomes research, as well as to the federal government, where she oversaw emergency preparedness programming for the western states and territories.

Robyn has a Master of Public Health in Health Management and Policy from the University of Michigan, concentrating in reproductive and women’s health, and Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy from Northwestern University.

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