Rebecca Hope

Dir of Programs

Founder of YLabs, Rebecca Hope is a doctor and design thinker catalyzing change for
young people, with young people. She believes we need to think differently about how
we design services for adolescents. She co-founded YLabs to improve young people's
health and financial futures through youth-centered design, data and innovative financing.
She teaches on design and health at Harvard and UC Berkeley. In her current and previous roles at YLabs, Harvard, and, she has worked alongside partners like Marie Stopes International, Pathfinder and Population Services International to design, evaluate and scale innovations that improve youth health and opportunity in Sub Saharan Africa and Asia. She has published in both academic and non-academic literature on global health, HIV and sexual and reproductive health.

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