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Zainab Jah, MPH

Senior Program Associate, Research & Strategy Team, National Birth Equity Collaborative

Zainab Jah (she/her), MPH is a Senior Program Associate on the Research & Strategy Team at the National Birth Equity Collaborative (NBEC). She received her Masters in Public Health from Rollins School of Public Health (Emory University) with a background in Behavioral Science and Health Education and a certificate in Mental Health. At NBEC she has worked on coalitions and projects focusing on foreign policy, family planning, and sexual and reproductive health, rights, and justice for Black women and birthing people transnationally. She is currently supporting the Research Team on NBEC’s Respectful Maternity Care initiative, the development of birth equity research measures, and other projects that explore Black maternal health. She also supports projects that center birth equity in climate change solutions for Black birthing people. She has previously managed several research projects varying in topics from medication abortion, HIV and Mental Health, and PrEP uptake among Black women. She also served as a Project Consultant for SisterLove Inc.’s Georgia Access to Medication Abortion Project. In addition to work, she loves traveling, going to concerts, and being outdoors!