Strategic Partnerships & Innovations Lead
Laiah Idelson has worked in the U.S. and abroad in the areas of mobile health, health education, and youth empowerment. As the Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Lead for YTH, Laiah supports new business development and provides leadership for YTH in innovative digital health programming. Prior YTH, Laiah worked at the Center for Interfaith Action, FHI 360, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs on a variety of health behavior change programs in sub-Saharan Africa related to family planning, maternal health, HIV, and malaria. She has also worked at the Alameda County Public Health Department leading health equity projects and communications and has served as a public health consultant for Glow, a US-based mobile application designed to help women track and understand their fertility. She received her MSPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.