Sono Aibe focuses on program development in the Asia-Pacific region, especially in Myanmar but also previously in China. She advances global and field advocacy strategies and serves as the technical lead for Pathfinder’s integrated population, health, and environment programs in East Africa.
Before joining us in 2009, Sono worked for the Population and Reproductive Health Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation beginning in 1996. Before that, she implemented reproductive health projects in Asia with the Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning.
She earned her MHS at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and BA at Harvard University. Sono speaks Chinese, English, Japanese, and some French.