Technical Director, Prevention Collaborative, Professor of Gender and Well being, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg College of Public Well being
Lori Heise is a Professor of Social Epidemiology on the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg College of Public Well being (JHSPH), with a joint appointment within the College of Nursing. She has over 25 years of expertise working within the areas of gender fairness, social change and girls’s financial and social empowerment. She is an internationally acknowledged skilled on the causes and penalties of violence towards girls and is Co-investigator on “What Works to Stop Violence,” a 6 yr, multi-million-dollar venture to cut back gender-based violence (GBV) in low and middle-income nations. Her present analysis focuses on stopping violence towards girls and kids within the household, reworking gender norms, and serving as Technical Director of the Prevention Collaborative, a brand new international initiative designed to help proof based mostly GBV prevention programming within the International South.
Previous to becoming a member of Johns Hopkins, she was a Professor on the London College of Hygiene and Tropical Medication the place she served as Analysis Director of STRIVE, a 6 nation analysis collaboration devoted to finding out the structural drivers of HIV, together with gender inequalities, stigma and criminalization, lack of livelihood choices and alcohol use and dangerous consuming norms. Earlier in her profession she co-founded and directed two civil society organizations, one centered on SRHR and one other on Girls’s HIV prevention wants.