Wilson Center Experts
Sandeep Bathala is a senior program associate for the Environmental Change and Security Program and the Maternal Health Initiative (formerly Global Health Initiative). Prior to joining the Wilson Center, she was the Sierra Club’s Global Population and Environment Program Director where her efforts included coordinating study tours to India and Ethiopia to build a strong base of support for integrated reproductive health and environmental projects supported by USAID and U.S. contributions to the UN Population Fund. She also spearheaded advocacy partnerships with family planning agencies in Albania and Mali at Planned Parenthood. Sandeep holds a BA in sociology and women’s studies and an MSW with an administration, planning, and policy focus, both from Rutgers University.