Ashlie Williams is the Population and Reproductive Health Social and Behavior Change (SBC) intern in the USAID Bureau for Global Health, where she supports the flagship SBC projects. In this role, she has explored the application of SBC principles and approaches to integrated programs, including integrated health and democracy, rights, and governance programs. Her previous work and research have focused on the roles of community, structural, and cultural environments in health behavior. She has worked on research studies and programs dealing with issues such as gender-based violence, HIV/AIDS, adolescent mental well-being, trauma, and education, in diverse contexts including Ethiopia, India, Kenya, and the United States. She holds masters degrees in public health and social work from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Maryland at Baltimore.

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