Suzanne Ehlers is president and CEO of PAl. She has worked for the last 15 years to promote women's health, rights and empowerment across the globe, and has been honored one of the 40 under 40 International Development Leader by Devex and as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Suzanne is co-lead of the FP2020 Rights and Empowerment Working Group and has served on the U.S. government delegation to the U.N. Commission on Population and Development. She was also a Peace Corps volunteer in the Central African Republic.
Youth must be a factor in all advocacy planning — from funding youth-led advocacy programs to increasing youth engagement with key target audiences, write PAI President and CEO Suzanne Ehlers and Women Deliver CEO Katja Iversen, in this guest column.
Ambitious initiatives like FP2020 not only drive global commitments to bring more care to more women in need, but they also highlight the important of quality and rights in making our gains more sustainable. An exclusive op-ed from Suzanne Ehlers, president and CEO of PAI and co-lead of FP2020's rights and empowerment working group.