Wilson Center Experts
Miriam Temin, a public health and social policy consultant, has expertise in adolescent girls, HIV, sexual and reproductive health, and social protection. From 1998 through 2007, she worked with the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) and UNICEF. She served as a Senior HIV Policy Advisor at UNICEF Headquarters and a Health Advisor at DFID Headquarters and Regional Office in Zimbabwe. As a consultant, Temin has developed strategies and provided evidence and policy advice on women’s health, adolescent girls’ transformative potential, orphans and vulnerable children, and HIV-sensitive social protection. Temin’s clients include the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, WHO, and other international organizations.
Prior to leading the development of Girls on the Move, Temin was the co-author of another Girls Count report in 2009, Start with a Girl: A New Agenda for Global Health, produced by the Center for Global Development. She is the author and co-author of several other influential reports and peer-reviewed publications.
Temin has a master’s degree from the Harvard School of Public Health.