Jessie Clyde

Director of Grantmaking and International Partnerships

Jessie oversees IWHC’s grantmaking to feminist organizations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe working to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights. She has over a decade of experience supporting programs to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Prior to joining IWHC, Jessie worked as a program officer for adolescents with International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR). Jessie also worked for Catholics for Choice in its International Partnerships Division and volunteered for the Batey Relief Alliance in the Dominican Republic.

She is a co-author of “It’s All One Curriculum: Guidelines and Activities for a Unified Approach to Sexuality, Gender, HIV, and Human Rights Education.”

Jessie holds an MPH from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, and a BSc in Spanish and Latin American studies from Georgetown University. She speaks Spanish.