Meredith is a Research Project Manager supporting the research portfolios of Dr. Anita Raj and Dr. Rebecka Lundgren. Meredith most recently worked for Population Reference Bureau in Washington, DC as a Policy Advisor in International Programs focused on youth family planning and research utilization. Her duties included project management, policy analysis, qualitative data collection and analysis, and training researchers and advocates. Prior to that, Meredith spent five years at USAID in the Office of HIV/AIDS and the Office of Population and Reproductive Health managing biomedical HIV prevention research projects and family planning service delivery projects. While at USAID, she earned her Master of Public Health from The George Washington University; she also holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has traveled and worked extensively in Africa and Asia. Meredith is a San Diego native and is happy to have returned home to be closer to her family.