Our Leadership

Executive officers

Dr. Anu Kumar
President and CEO
Kathryn Andersen
Chief Scientific and Technical Officer
Lisa Simutami
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Financial Officer

Board Members

Ottawa, Canada
Laurel, Maryland, USA
New York, New York, USA
New Delhi, India
Virginia, USA
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Mexico City, Mexico
Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Johannesburg, South Africa
Göteborg, Sweden
Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Kisumu, Kenya
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Country Directors

Dr. Angela Akol
Ipas Africa Alliance
María Antonieta Alcalde
Ipas Latin America and the Caribbean
Dr. Bilguissou Balde
Ipas Francophone Africa Region
Dr. Demeke Desta
Ipas Ethiopia
Vinoj Manning
Ipas Development Foundation
Jorge Matine
Ipas Mozambique
Malena Morales
Ipas Bolivia
Dr. Jean-Claude Mulunda
Ipas Democratic Republic of Congo
Dr. Ni Ni
Ipas Myanmar
Petronella Ntambo Sebele
Ipas Southern Africa Region
Lucky Palmer
Ipas Nigeria Health Foundation
Dr. Sayed Rubayet
Ipas Bangladesh
Ghulam Shabbir Awan
Ipas Pakistan
Dr. Marcia Soumokil
Ipas Indonesia

Photography by Esther Sweeney for Ipas.

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About Us

We work with partners around the world to advance reproductive justice by expanding access to abortion and contraception.

Our Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

Where We Work

The global movement for legal, accessible abortion is growing. Our staff and partners in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Malawi and India are working to ensure all people can access high-quality abortion care.

Resources

Our materials are designed to help reproductive health advocates and professionals expand access to high-quality abortion care.

For health professionals

For advocates and decisionmakers

Training
resources

For humanitarian settings

Abortion VCAT resources

For researchers and program implementors