Bio: Katie Tong

Katie Tong is the Adolescent Girls in Emergencies Specialist for Plan International.    She holds a BA in International Studies from Leeds University, UK and an MA in humanitarian response from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.  She has ten years experience working in both humanitarian and development with Concern Worldwide, Marie Stopes International, Interact Worldwide, and Plan International.  She specialises in adolescent sexual and reproductive health in emergencies issues and whilst working as Head of Programmes for Interact Worldwide, was commissioned to undertake several assessements of adolescent SRH and GBV issues in Haiti post-Earthquake, Pakistan post-2010 floods, and Niger during the Sahel crisis for Plan International.  She is a member of the International Gender and Disaster Network, the global IAWG for adolescent SRH in emergencies, and the East Africa regional IAWG for SRH in emergencies.  She has presented on adolescent SRH in emergencies in various fora, including in the UK Houses of Parliament.




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