Kristen Little is an experienced public health professional with over a decade of experience in the global public health sector. Kristen began her career at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the NCHHSTP, Perinatal HIV Prevention Team. She has an MPH in global health from Emory University and completed a Ph.D. in infectious disease epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University, where her research focused on operational and implementation science research for HIV and TB programs. At PSI, Kristen has served as a Senior Research advisor for the HIV/TB Department, where she supported HIV/TB research design, fielding, and analysis for strategic projects, and was responsible for building HIV/TB research capacity at the PSI’s local and regional offices globally. Currently Kristen is leading the Research for Scalable Solutions (R4S) project, a USAID-funded implementation science award led by FHI360 focused on building the evidence base for family planning programs globally.