Associate II & Country Director
Jessica Price is country director for the Population Council in Zambia, where she provides substantive leadership, professional representation, and management of the Council’s mission, resources, and relationships, and oversees a diverse portfolio of research activities in the Council’s three program areas.
With a focus on HIV prevention, care, and treatment, reproductive health, and community-based interventions, Price’s professional background combines qualifications in public health programming and qualitative research. Price has extensive experience leading, managing, and designing large, multi-sided programs in east and central Africa, and has served as principal and co-investigator on evaluation and programmatic research.
Bringing critical social science perspectives and training in qualitative inquiry to work in public health and development, Price has engaged a range of programmatic issues as technical specialist, advocate, and program manager.
Prior to joining the Council, Price served as Family Health International (FHI) country director in Kenya and Rwanda, and most recently as FHI's technical director for Africa.
Price holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the Case Western Reserve University.
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