Alanna J. Galati
Alanna J. Galati joined the Washington, DC office of the Guttmacher Institute in 2015. Ms. Galati leads policy work on the Institute’s sexual and reproductive rights indicators project relating to the post-2015 global development process, and on advocacy efforts related to the United States’ policy on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) globally. Prior to joining the Institute, she spent 10 years overseas working on SRHR in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Ms. Galati has previously worked on adolescent health in refugee camps along the Thailand-Burma border and for the Ministry of Health in Australia, where she provided outreach at a primary health care and harm reduction clinic for injecting drug users, sex workers and the homeless population in Sydney. She later managed a family planning clinic serving resettled refugees and asylum seekers for Family Planning New South Wales, a nongovernmental network of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) clinics across the state. During this time, she spent more than three years designing and implementing the first men’s health project in Timor-Leste. Later, she was the International Planned Parenthood Federation Regional Manager for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, based in Malaysia, where she oversaw development of SRH emergency response and training during natural disasters for six countries in the region. Ms. Galati has a BA in philosophy from Indiana University-Bloomington and a master of international public health from the University of Sydney, Australia.