Tesmerelna Atsbeha is a senior program officer on the Women’s Rights team at Wellspring Philanthropic Fund, a private foundation supporting the advancement of Human Rights globally. Her grantmaking portfolio includes supporting Reproductive Rights movements in Latin America and global prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls research and programming. Prior to joining Wellspring, she worked at UN Women in the Health and HIV/AIDS Unit in the Policy Division and at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health as part of the International AIDS Care and Treatment Program (ICAP). She also spent ten years based in Eastern and Southern Africa and Latin America working in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Gender-Based Violence research and service delivery programming with UNDP, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria and several academic institutions. She holds a BA in International Relations and Community Medicine from Brown University, a MPH from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; and a MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.