Lori has over 30 years of experience working in the fields of gender equality, violence against women, and women’s sexual and reproductive healthーfirst as an activist practitioner and later as a researcher. She is an internationally recognised expert on the prevention of intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries and played an important role in getting violence against women onto the global health agenda. Lori is passionate about bridging the worlds of research and practice, advocacy and evidence, and local and global knowledge. She loves mentoring young women, listening to podcasts, and contemplating the feminist retreat centre she hopes to create in retirement. In addition to her work with the Collaborative, Lori is a professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the United States.