Yolanda Botti-Lodovico is the Policy Lead of the Sabeti Lab, where she has worked on a range of projects and thought pieces around advancing frontier technologies for pandemic preparedness, participatory digital health tools, outbreak science education, and more. Currently, she is helping to lead our Sentinel work in Sierra Leone in partnership with the broader Sentinel and WARN-ID teams. More broadly, Yolanda is passionate about expanding the benefits of the lab’s work to underserved and marginalized communities across the globe.
Prior to her work in the lab, Yolanda worked in the refugee advocacy and human rights space. She holds a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Art History from Boston College.
Outside of the lab, Yolanda enjoys martial arts and dancing, journaling, and exploring new cities.