Fariyal Fikree is an internationally recognized researcher, educator, and advocate for reproductive health — with specific expertise in family planning, and maternal and newborn health. She has over 25 years’ experience designing, implementing, and evaluating health programs. Ms. Fikree is E2A’s Senior Research Advisor. Previously, she was the Senior Director of Global Health at the Population Reference Bureau, International Division, and the Director, Regional Health Programs, at the Population Council, West Asia and North Africa. Ms. Fikree has her Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in International Health. She has her DrPH from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health in Population Dynamics.