Population Action International
Suzanne Ehlers is President of Population Action International.
Suzanne has been with PAI for six years, leading the strategic direction of campaigns as Vice President of International Advocacy. Suzanne’s work has focused largely on building and supporting advocacy capacity among indigenous NGOs; strengthening SRH and HIV integration; leveraging new monies for SRH and reproductive health supplies; and innovative approaches to coalition building. She has overseen two of PAI’s largest projects, one to improve access to reproductive health supplies and another to incorporate sexual and reproductive health into Global Fund country proposals.
Suzanne sits on the Steering Committee of the Asia Pacific Alliance and chairs the board of the Janelia Family Foundation. She is also an Environmental Leadership Liaison for Rachel’s Network, a network of women leaders “dedicated to the stewardship of the earth.”
Previously, she was Associate Program Officer at the Wallace Global Fund, and before that was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Central African Republic. Suzanne is an avid traveler and cook. She resides in Washington, DC, with her husband and two daughters.