Meredith Pierce is a policy analyst in International Programs. She also supports activities focused on research utilization and the demographic dividend. Before joining PRB in 2017, she spent five years at the United States Agency for International Development in the Office of HIV/AIDS and the Office of Population and Reproductive Health. She earned her Master of Public Health from The George Washington University and holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Engaging Ethiopian Youth as Equal Partners in Their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Providing Them With Quality Information
In 2018, Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP) conducted interviews and focus groups in three Ethiopian regions to assess implementation of youth-friendly contraceptive services. Our research showed that young Ethiopians face barriers like…
Supporting the Expansion of Youth-Friendly Services in Narok and Nairobi, Kenya
Focus groups and interviews conducted by Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP) in Nairobi City County, Narok County, and Embu County in 2017-18 revealed that despite strong policies dedicated to expanding youth-friendly contraceptive servi…
Researchers Share Results With Policymakers
The Research Council of Norway, a funding partner in the Population and Poverty Research Network (PopPov) for which PRB is the Secretariat, recently hosted a knowledge-sharing event at the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) in Oslo, Norway.