Dr Rebecca Hope

Dr Rebecca Hope is a doctor and design thinker catalyzing change for young people,
with young people. Trained as an adolescent physician, she has fifteen years of
experience designing and evaluating programs for young people around the globe. To
date, she’s applied HCD on projects across 16 countries on sexual and reproductive
health, HIV, mental health, gender equity, WASH, and economic empowerment. She
has published research on HIV, sexual and reproductive health, digital health, and
health systems strengthening. As the Executive Director and a co-founder of YLabs,
she supports our design teams to develop global solutions that bring measurable
improvement to young people’s lives. Rebecca holds degrees in medicine, international
health, pediatrics, and public health from Harvard, University College London, and the
University of Leeds. She is a inaugural member of the HCDExchange Advisory
Committee, a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and a
member of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine’s Youth Engagement