Practitioner Profile: Promundo's Brian Heilman

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In this episode we interview Brian Heilman, a senior research officer at Promundo, whose work focuses on eliminating harmful masculine norms, preventing all forms of gender-based violence, and achieving broader gender equality and social justice both in the United States and globally.

Brian is the co-author of the 2017 State of the World's Fathers and 2016 State of America's Fathers reports, the lead author of The Man Box study on harmful effects of rigid mascuoline norms in the U.S., U.K., and Mexico, and a co-author of multiple reports using International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) data. Brian has extensive program and research experience in South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East, and is deeply engaged in sexual violence prevention educator in Minnesota. He holds a BA in English from Saint John's University and an MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. 


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