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Jennifer Blum

Vice President for Programs and Strategic Initiatives

Jennifer has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and French Literature from the University of California, San Diego, and a master’s of public health from University of California, Los Angeles. She previously worked as a Program Officer at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation where she oversaw grantmaking for the Population and Reproductive Health’s Sub-Saharan Africa and Global Youth subprograms. Jennifer has extensive experience in the reproductive health field, and has led research and published papers on reproductive health technologies for over a decade. Her other work experience includes positions at Gynuity Health Projects and the Population Council, in New York, where she carried out research focused on post-abortion care, medical abortion and postpartum hemorrhage. She also served in the Peace Corps in the Republic of Guinea, West Africa