"Before it can be a battle for all,” says the First Lady of Mali, “fistula must be a battle for women.”
Laura Hurley is a public health professional with over 12 years of experience providing expertise in international reproductive health, maternal health, family planning, and community health. Hurley has extensive international field experience, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa, working with local communities to develop and manage health programs.As senior program manager at IntraHealth International, she provides strategic program management and technical support to projects in West Africa and Madagascar. She has worked as a Population Fellow in Eritrea, a Global Health Fellow in Mali, and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Gabon. She received her MPH from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Women’s and Reproductive Health. She speaks French and English fluently.