Helena Choi is a Program Officer in Global Development and Population at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. She manages a $45 million portfolio that aims to expand women’s opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa, including support for reproductive health and rights and economic empowerment of women.
From 2004 to 2009, she was a program officer at the Open Society Foundation, where she supported advocacy to hold governments accountable for access to equitable and quality HIV/AIDS services among marginalized populations. Prior to entering the nonprofit world, she worked as a financial analyst at Credit Suisse First Boston for several years.
Helena has a bachelor’s degree in economics and English from Wellesley College and a master’s degree in public affairs in international development from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.