Win Brown leads the Family Planning team’s Data Initiative. He has lived and worked in low-income countries for more than 30 years. Before joining the foundation in 2012, Win served as director of strategic information for USAID’s largest PEPFAR (United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) country program, in South Africa. Earlier, he was a senior scientist at the Futures Group in Washington D.C., where, with the MEASURE Evaluation project, he coauthored the Data Quality Audit Tool and the Program-Level Indicator Guide—key components of the global toolkit for PEPFAR and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. His earlier positions included assistant and clinical associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, where he won the school’s Excellence in Teaching Award, and demographer at the USAID Mission in Delhi, where he helped design and implement the Baseline Surveys of Uttar Pradesh for the Innovations in Family Planning Services Project.
Win has a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic language and literature from Georgetown University and an M.S. in city and regional planning and a Ph.D. in population and development from Cornell University.
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