Lauren Bader is the Regional Program Manager for the USAID Control and Prevention of Tuberculosis Project and the USAID Challenge TB project at FHI 360. Activities for the two projects reach seven countries in the Asia Pacific Region. She also serves as a Senior Program Officer, backstopping country offices in the region. Bader has experience in program development, planning, management, and technical assistance.
Bader has experience with health communication ranging from developing and delivering Social and Behavior Change Communication messaging and strategies to promoting project activities and best practices through presentations, reports, and social media. She was also formerly a Research Associate with FHI 360 and has experience developing and implementing qualitative and quantitative health research projects. Her programmatic and research interests include sexual and reproductive health, gender-based violence, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS.
She is part of FHI 360’s thought leadership team advancing the organization’s Research and Evaluation Strategic Initiative. Bader has an MPH in Global Health with a focus on health communication from George Washington University. She has worked in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia in addition to the United States.