Demet Güral

Vice President of Technical Strategies


Demet is Pathfinder's Vice President of Technical Strategies. She is a physician and a public health specialist with more than 25 years of experience in sexual and reproductive health programs and primary health care management.

As Vice President of Technical Strategies, Demet advises on Pathfinder’s global technical direction. Previously, she oversaw the Program Systems, Technical Services, and Research & Metrics units.

Early in her career, Demet served as a valuable member of Pathfinder. From 1996-1998, she served as the Chief of Party for Pathfinder’s award-winning Comprehensive Postpartum Project in Amman, Jordan. In the years prior, she served as Associate Director for Asia/Near East, Regional Medical Director, and Pathfinder’s Country Representative for Turkey.


Areas of Expertise: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Gender, Advocacy

Education: MD, MPH, and MA

Previously lived and/or worked in: Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Turkey, Viet Nam, and Yemen

Languages: English and Turkish

Joined Pathfinder in: September 1989, and again in April 2008

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