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Erin Sines

Co-Director, On Nigeria

Erin and her co-director lead the Foundation’s team responsible for investments to reduce corruption and promote accountability in Nigeria. She is also the director of the Population and Reproductive Health program. Prior to her current position, she was a program officer of the Population and Reproductive Health program.

Before joining MacArthur, Erin worked at the Population Reference Bureau, a Washington, D.C.-based non-governmental organization, where she provided strategic guidance to policymakers in Ethiopia, India, Kenya, and Mongolia to use data to make policy and program decisions. Earlier in her career, she worked on adolescent sexual and reproductive health in Latin America and conducted research on maternal and child health in the US.

Erin has an MPH from Columbia University and received her BA in Spanish and International Politics from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

She serves on the board of directors of Global Integrity and the board of advisors of the International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region.

Erin Sines works on the following MacArthur programs and projects:

On Nigeria

Population & Reproductive Health

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