Tyler LePard is Catapult's Senior Digital Strategist. She helps connect people who care about women and girls with Catapult and our projects that make a difference in the world, using the power of the internet.
Tyler is an accomplished digital strategist and communications professional, with a decade of experience in writing, editing, advocacy, and training. She is passionate about advocating for women's health and fighting poverty and injustice. After launching the award-winning reproductive health online publication RH Reality Check, Tyler managed traditional and social media for Population Action International. Before joining Catapult, Tyler spent several years with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation -- first in Global Health Policy and Advocacy, then in Communications on the New Media team. She earned her BA in American Studies at Wesleyan University, and her Master of Public Policy at George Washington University.
December 11, 2013 / Tyler LePard
It has been an exciting year for Catapult, with a huge impact: we crowdfunded $5 million for more than 85 organizations in 81 countries. The results for girls and women around the world are truly inspiring.
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September 25, 2013 / Tyler LePard
As you'd expect at an event about digital media and social change, there was a lot of talk about youth at the Social Good Summit, a conference “where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions.”
March 26, 2013 / Tyler LePard
Today, CHIME FOR CHANGE—a global campaign to raise funds and awareness for girls and women around the world—announced THE SOUND OF CHANGE LIVE. Find out how you can join this amazing global event headlined by Beyoncé.
October 30, 2012 / Tyler LePard
The Daily Scoop of news headlines for October 30: Atlas of Health and Climate Change, 5 brave youth Activists you should know, and increasing resistance to drugs used to treat malaria and TB
October 29, 2012 / Tyler LePard
A roundup of the news for October 29: Hurricane Sandy, a new HIV test, and Malawi introduces the rotavirus vaccine.
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