Heather Boonstra, ‘97 MAR


District Of Columbia

Heather Boonstra is a Senior Public Policy Associate in the Guttmacher Institute’s Washington, DC office and is responsible for promoting the Institute’s sexual and reproductive health agenda in federal law and policy. Ms. Boonstra is a regular contributor to the Institute’s policy journal, the Guttmacher Policy Review, and oversees a portfolio of projects on abortion, adolescent sexual and reproductive health and the integration of family planning and HIV services in the United States and globally. Ms. Boonstra came to Guttmacher in 1999, after working with the Reproductive Health Technologies Project and as a consultant with the Center for International Health and Information, Save the Children, and the Pacific Institute for Women’s Health. Ms. Boonstra graduated summa cum laude from the University of Oregon and holds an M.A. in religion from Yale University, where she studied medical ethics