Marissa Falk joined PRB as a policy analyst in 2017. She supports projects that seek to increase youth access to and use of contraceptive services. Falk previously worked with the Women’s Global Education Project in Senegal, where she created a teenage pregnancy prevention and family planning program. She completed two years of U.S. Peace Corps service in Cameroon. Falk holds a Master of Public Health with a concentration in women’s and reproductive health, and a certificate in population and health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental studies and French and Francophone studies from the University of Michigan. Falk speaks French fluently.