Family Planning, U.S. Foreign Assistance

A Woman’s Worth

This post was originally published on Impatient Optimists. A walk to her local clinic may take several hours. She may have to wait in line. She may have to go back several times before she can get the method she … Continue Reading

U.S. Foreign Assistance

Why Female Peace Corps Volunteers Deserve Better

This post was also featured in the Huffington Post. Serving in the Peace Corps in the Central African Republic is part of what inspired me to work in the reproductive health field. As you’ll see in the above video, my … Continue Reading

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The Other Half

Él es mi media naraja: “He is the other half to my orange.” During my Peace Corps service in El Salvador, many women would describe their husbands to me this way. It seemed like the perfect description for how men … Continue Reading