Dr. Laura Hinson currently serves as Senior Social and Behavioral Scientist at ICRW, where she conducts research related to sexual and reproductive health for men, women, adolescents and other marginalized populations. She currently directs two large research and evaluations projects related to child marriage and contraception in Africa and Asia.
Dr. Hinson’s technical focus is mixed-methods evaluation design and measurement development. She has recently developed measures related to technology-facilitated gender-based violence and reproductive decision-making agency. Dr. Hinson has worked with multi-lateral institutions, foundations and international and local NGOS, including the World Bank, USAID and the Gates Foundation. Previously, she worked with the Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Advance Family Planning and FHI360.