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Senior Associate, Project Management Alexandra Mierzwa

Ms. Mierzwa is passionate about equitable resource access and distribution, especially in the context of international aid. She currently supports contractual & financial compliance for the Niger portfolio and the Population & Reproductive Health portfolio–where operations span West Africa– for the USAID-funded GHSC-TA FTO Project. Ms. Mierzwa joined Chemonics in 2021 after working in Communications for UNICEF, an EU policy advocacy firm, and Disneyland Paris. She holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) with a specialization in International and Development Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.

by Alexandra Mierzwa

Advancing Women’s Health Through Data and Partnerships

Kidita*, a 19-year-old student living in Benin, dreamed of finishing her studies before starting a family; she relied on her contraceptive medication to ensure she didn’t get pregnant to achieve this dream. But when she went to the health facility in her village to retrieve her monthly prescription, it was out of stock because the…