A Japanese national, Sono Aibe is senior advisor for strategic initiatives at Pathfinder International. She works on program development in the Asia-Pacific region, including China and Myanmar. She also advances global and field advocacy strategies for reproductive health and rights and serves as the technical lead for integrated health and environment programs, including Tuungane, a project based in Tanzania with The Nature Conservancy and Frankfurt Zoological Society. Aibe worked for the Population and Reproductive Health Program of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation from 1996 to 2009. Before that, she implemented reproductive health projects in Southeast Asia, while working for the Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning in Tokyo.