Ashley Jackson is the Deputy Project Director for the Expanding Effective Contraceptive Options (EECO) project, a global project funded by USAID and led by WCG Cares in partnership with PSI. EECO introduces new contraceptive methods in countries where high numbers of women and girls report method-related reasons for non-use of family planning. The project generates and shares learning about the process and results of these new product introductions. Ashley also serves as PSI’s co-lead for injectable contraceptives, including DMPA-SC, at the global level. She has worked for PSI since 2013.
Previously, Ashley managed programs at EngenderHealth to advance access to contraception, HIV testing and treatment, and gender-based violence services in East and West Africa. She has also worked for Management Sciences for Health and lived in Benin as a Fulbright Fellow. Ashley has a master’s in public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is fluent in French and English.