Jacqui Stevenson

HIV and gender researcher and advocate

Jacqui Stevenson is a gender and human rights expert and researcher with interest in feminist, participatory and creative research, who works to strengthen the meaningful engagement of women in all of their diversity in decision making that affects their lives, and to advance SRHR and HIV integration. Jacqui has worked in research, advocacy and community engagement in the HIV sector since 2009. She works as Lead: Research and Analysis for the ATHENA Network, an international organisation promoting gender equity in the global HIV response. She is also a PhD candidate at the University of Greenwich. Her thesis explores the health and social cares needs of older women living with HIV in London, using feminist and assets-based approaches and participatory methods. Jacqui is a Trustee of the Sophia Forum, a UK organisation promoting the rights of women living with HIV, and of STOPAIDS, the UK coalition of organisations working on HIV.