In May of 2011, the DKT Board of Directors adopted a policy statement outlining broad and guiding principles for DKT International. Read the policy statement [PDF] here.
Dr. Tim Black
is a physician who has specialized in international family planning for 35 years. Dr. Black served as chief executive of Marie Stopes International, based in London, for 35 years, stepping down in 2006. He is now a consultant and advisor worldwide to reproductive health and social marketing programs.
Robert L. Ciszewski
is a pioneer in the field of contraceptive social marketing. He designed and managed the Bangladesh program-perhaps the world’s best-in the 1970s. He subsequently served for seven years as executive director of Population Services International, the world’s largest social marketing organization. Earlier, he worked for CARE and the pharmaceutical company Mead Johnson in Asia.
Philip D. Harvey
is the president of DKT International which he founded in 1989. He was co-founder (with Dr. Black) of Population Services International. Mr. Harvey has been championing the benefits of social marketing for over three decades. Earlier he served as deputy director of CARE’s program in India.
Dana S. Hovig
has been working in family planning and and HIV/AIDS prevention since the mid-1990s. He has lived and worked in West Africa for five years, and in Pakistan for four years, where he designed and directed the largest reproductive health social franchising programme in the world. As chief executive of Marie Stopes International, Mr. Hovig presides over one of the world’s largest and most successful clinic-based reproductive health programs.
Christopher H. Purdy
is the Executive Vice President of DKT International. From 1996-2011, he served in various positions, including country director in Ethiopia, Turkey, and Indonesia, where he managed the largest social marketing family planning program in the world. His professional interests center on improved health, socially responsible enterprises, and digital health communications.
was the Cato Institute’s Director of Public Affairs before leaving in 1991 to found Families Against Mandatory Minimums. As president of FAMM, Julie Stewart has spearheaded dozens of legal reforms and clemency pleas that have mitigated the draconian sentences imposed on thousands of nonviolent drug offenders. She is an effective and passionate advocate who success in creating coalitions to confront social issues has been recognized by the Ford Foundation, the Gleitsman Foundation, and the Cause of Civil Liberties, among others.