Jalang supports the Reproductive Health’s Sub Saharan Africa team as a Program Research Analyst through the HAAS School of Business Philanthropy Fellowship. Jalang’s background is in community-based research, advocacy, and program implementation with a focus on family planning in Sub-Saharan Africa, and she is a huge proponent of the meaningful engagement of communities to advance reproductive health and rights. Prior to joining the Foundation, Jalang worked at the Institute of Health Policy Studies at UCSF, supporting the evaluation of multiple adolescent sexual health education programs. She holds an MPH in Maternal and Child Health from UC Berkeley, where she attended as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar. Jalang attended Michigan State University for her undergraduate education, which focused on Women and Gender Studies and Public Health. She is originally from The Gambia.