Julia N. White

Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition | Market Development Technical Officer

As the Market Development Technical Officer at the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC), Julia White leads Coalition efforts to leverage the global marketplace to ensure greater choice of affordable, high quality reproductive health supplies. She identifies, plans, and implements the Secretariat’s market-driven interventions and provides technical expertise and support to market development initiatives implemented by Coalition partners. She also leads the development and promotion of RHSC-developed tools designed to facilitate effective use of the marketplace as a driver of change.

Julia has over 13 years of experience in designing, implementing, managing, and evaluating international public health projects, especially reproductive health projects. She has real-world experience applying a total market lens to activities at the country level, as outlined in her peer-reviewed article Applying a Total Market Lens: Increased IUD Service Delivery through Complementary Public- and Private-Sector Interventions in 4 Countries. Julia has worked as a Technical Advisor on a PSI global women’s health project focusing on increasing access to long-term contraception and reproductive health services; a Grants-Monitoring & Evaluation Manager on the Community Health Component of the USAID/Senegal Health Program (PSSC) in Senegal; and an HIV/AIDS Youth Program Manager on the USAID PEPFAR Trusted Partner project in Rwanda, among other jobs and consultancies. She has consulted for NGOs and the UN, including consulting on the Secretariat for the UN Commission on Life-saving Commodities for Women and Children.

Julia was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered in 2011 talking about the important role Senegalese grandmothers play in healthcare, and she has presented at international conferences around the world. She speaks fluent English and French and has a bachelor’s degree from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and a master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.