Angela is the Strategic Projects Coordinator at Advocates for Youth, working with both the communications and youth organizing teams. In this role, Angela manages the #FreethePill youth council, a group of young people fighting to bring the birth control pill over the counter and for increased contraceptive access in their communities. She also supports the AMAZE program to produce creative strategies and content to reach young people with accurate, age-appropriate sex education.
Angela holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Global Health from Georgetown University, where she first began organizing around sexual and reproductive health care. During this time, they worked to establish Georgetown’s first emergency contraception delivery program, founded a peer sexual health resource, and organized for increased access to free STI testing. Her master’s scholarly research investigated demographic and behavioral factors associated with utilization of HIV and reproductive health services among young women in Eswatini. Angela is also an alumna of Advocates for Youth’s International Youth Leadership Council.