Jamaica Corker is a Program Officer for Data & Evaluation in the Family Planning program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A demographer with broad experience in international population dynamics research, her research and publications focus on migration and urbanization, fertility in sub-Saharan Africa, and linking demography and geographic information systems (GIS). She first became interested in international population issues while researching the one-child policy in China as an undergraduate at McGill University and through her work with child and maternal health in a rural clinic as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guinea. She has since worked extensively in health and family planning program implementation in sub-Saharan Africa, including several years in the Democratic Republic of Congo with the NGO Population Services International (PSI) and as part of the West African Ebola response in 2014-15. She holds a Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and PhD in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania. Born and raised in Seattle, she is delighted to have returned to her hometown to work in a capacity that connects her to the international community.