Anjala Kanesathasan

Anjala Kanesathasan is the E2A Project’s Senior Gender Advisor (seconded from IntraHealth International) and coordinates gender integration across global activities. With over 20 years of experience working in international health, Ms. Kanesathasan has technical expertise in: sexual and reproductive health (including family planning, HIV and AIDS, and safe motherhood); gender; adolescent and youth programming; behavior change communication; social marketing; and research and monitoring and evaluation. She has provided technical and management direction for family planning/reproductive health projects in numerous countries, including 10 years in East Africa. Prior to joining E2A, Ms. Kanesathasan served as a Senior Health and Development Specialist with the International Center for Research on Women (2007-2014) and as the Behavior Change Communications Advisor for PATH (AMKENI Project) in Kenya (2001-2006). ). Anjala has an MPH in Population Planning and International Health from the University of Michigan and a BA from Brown University.