Kimberly Whipkey

PATH | Policy and Advocacy Officer

Kimberly Whipkey is a policy and advocacy officer at PATH and is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to advance policy and advocacy goals on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH) in PATH’s program countries. She has more than a decade of experience in reproductive health and family planning advocacy and communications. In her previous role at PATH, Ms. Whipkey served as advocacy and communications specialist with the PATH Protection Options for Women Product Development Partnership, where she developed innovative advocacy and demand generation initiatives to expand access to new female condoms. Prior to PATH, she spearheaded grassroots advocacy to strengthen US foreign policy on sexual and reproductive health and rights at the Center for Health and Gender Equity, and led community mobilization efforts to advance state-level reproductive health policy at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England in Maine. Her areas of technical expertise include advocacy strategy design, advocacy capacity-building and tool development, health communication, grassroots mobilization, and policy analysis and writing. She has provided technical assistance to RMNCAH projects in Bangladesh, China, India, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia. Ms. Whipkey received an MPH from George Mason University.