Courtney Chang

Design Lead

At IDEO.org Courtney leads global health projects and teams, with a focus getting those solutions to scale. With a business design background, she rallies her team and partners to think carefully about the feasibility and viability of newly designed interventions. So far at IDEO.org, she has worked on bringing contraception access to girls in rural Ethiopia, launching a network of youth-friendly pharmacies in the DRC, and uncovering major barriers women face in accessing digital financial services across Southeast Asia.

Prior to joining IDEO.org, Courtney advanced policy and partnerships at PEPFAR, the U.S. government’s global HIV/AIDS initiative. She has also consulted for USAID, Jhpiego, and Vestergaard on tuberculosis, maternal health, and clean water initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa.

Courtney holds a BS in International Health from Georgetown University and an MBA/MPH from Johns Hopkins University. She is happiest when she is on sand volleyball courts, snow-capped mountains, or wedding dance floors.

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