Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Jamaica Corker

Program Officer for Data & Evaluation in the Family Planning Program
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Tel: 206-883-5791


CSDE Research Areas:

  • Health of People and Populations

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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 has focused on fertility and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa, migration and urbanization, and linking demography and geographic information systems (GIS). 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 Population Services International (PSI) and as part of the West African Ebola response in 2014-15. She holds a Master’s degree in Population and Development from the London School of Economics and PhD in Demography from the University of Pennsylvania.