Jordan FreemanDoctoral Student
Jordan Freeman, MPH, is a Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. At the Gates Institute, Jordan manages youth-focused elements of the International Conference on Family Planning and the NextGen Catalyst Initiative. She also serves as the Co-Chair for the International Steering Committee’s Youth Subcommittee at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP2022.org), the largest scientific conference dedicated to family planning and reproductive health in the world.
Prior to joining the Gates Institute, Jordan worked at Boston College Research Program for Children and Adversity, where she supported the implementation of an evidence-based youth mental health intervention in rural Sierra Leone. While residing in Sierra Leone, Jordan also managed two youth community advisory boards focused on developing a peer-delivered mental health intervention. Jordan has also served as an independent consultant with several global health organizations, supporting global health research efforts and coordinating Population Services International’s presence at the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning. Jordan is a graduate of The University of Maryland, receiving her BA in anthropology and BS in cell biology and genetics. She is also a graduate of The George Washington University, receiving her MPH in global health program design, monitoring, and evaluation.