Philicia Castillo-Sanders is the Associate Director of Data Management and Analysis at the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. In this role, she spearheads the collection, management and analysis of data, and uses quantitative and qualitative methods to build, support, and implement Black maternal health and sexual and reproductive health research ventures. Prior to joining BMMA, she worked as Research Associate at the Guttmacher Institute where she collaborated on quantitative and qualitative projects related to global maternal health outcomes and family planning and abortion provision, access and measurement. Previously, she also coordinated Gynuity Health Projects’ research on expanding access to medication abortion and worked at the Population Council, the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception and Family Care International. Her research portfolio includes work done in the United States and in Latin America, West and East Africa, and Southeast Asia. Ms. Castillo-Sanders earned her MPH in epidemiology, with a secondary concentration in maternal, child, reproductive and sexual health, from the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy; she earned a BS in health promotion and disease prevention studies from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology at the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy.