Sarah Jonassen Bittman

Senior Technical Officer

Sarah Jonassen Bittman is a Senior Technical Officer for the Leadership, Management, and Governance (LMG) Project. Prior to joining the LMG Project, Sarah worked for USAID/Washington’s Health Systems Division in the Global Health Bureau for two years as the Senior Program Assistant, providing programmatic and technical support to an array of health systems strengthening projects. Her international experience includes an internship in Kathmandu, Nepal with JSI’s Nepal Family Health Program, where she analyzed improvements in health facilities, as well as two short-term technical assistance visits she made to Ghana and Rwanda while working with USAID. Sarah recently earned her MS in Global Health and Population from the Harvard School of Public Health, and wrote her master’s thesis on ways of measuring the impact of community participation in health governance on health outcomes. She holds a BA in International Affairs and Global Public Health from the George Washington University, where she also minored in French. Sarah is a native English speaker and an intermediate French speaker. Contact: [email protected].