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Director of Programs - Universal Access
Giselle is responsible for developing and integrating program strategies across the Safe Abortion, Access, Adolescents, and HIV/AIDS Teams. In a previous position, Giselle led the Safe Abortion Team. Under her tenure, Member Associations more than doubled abortion service provision and dedicated funding. She also provided support to initiatives in the areas of gender-based violence, emergency contraception, and mobile health units.
Prior to joining IPPF/WHR in 2000, Giselle worked for the Inter-American Parliamentary Group on Population and Development, where she developed policy briefings, proposed regulations, and trained Latin American and Caribbean members of Parliament and other policymakers on sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Giselle received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in Argentina and has a Master of Public Administration from New York University. She is a co-founder and past coordinator of the Latin American Consortium Against Unsafe Abortion, where she serves as Advisory Member, and recently joined the Board of Directors of Women's Link Worldwide and the Safe Abortion Action Fund.
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