Joanna Percher is a Bixby Packard Fellow, serving as a Specialist at the Bixby Center and as a Program Research Analyst in the South Asia team with the David and Lucile Packard Foundation’s Population & Reproductive Health program. She has an MPH in Maternal and Child Health from the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. At Gillings, Joanna focused on sexual and reproductive health, writing her master’s paper on female sterilization in India. Prior to graduate school, Joanna worked at a harm reduction organization in Mumbai, India, Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust, through a fellowship from American Jewish World Service. She began her career in public health at a natural birth and women’s health center in Pittsburgh, PA. Joanna holds an undergraduate degree in art history and international studies from Oberlin College.