The Performance Monitoring and Evidence Working Group provides technical advice and support for monitoring progress towards the FP2020 goal; to promote the use of data for knowledge sharing and to inform decision-making; and to contribute to the understanding of quantitative and qualitative evidence in key dimensions of family planning, such as quality of care and human rights.
Senior Demographer & Deputy Chief
USAID Policy, Evaluation & Communication Division
Jacob Adetunji is a Senior Demographer and Deputy Chief for the Policy, Evaluation and Communication Division in the Office of Population and Reproductive Health, USAID. He was for several years the lead Technical Officer in charge of the MEASURE Demographic and Health Survey project. Before coming to USAID, he worked as Assistant Professor of Sociology at Bowling Green State University, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in population and health. He has held research and fellowship positions at the University of Pennsylvania Population Studies Center, Macro International, and the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. He obtained his Doctorate and Master’s degrees in Demography from the Australian National University.
Director, International Research
Ann Biddlecom is the director of international research at the Guttmacher Institute and previously served as the chief of the fertility and family planning section of the United Nations Population Division. Her research interests are in fertility and family planning levels and trends, and their determinants. She is also interested in adolescent, sexual and reproductive health, and approaches to improving the measurement of sexual and reproductive health behaviors. Before joining the United Nations in 2009, she was a senior research associate at the Guttmacher Institute (2002-2009) and held positions at the University of Michigan and the Population Council. She received a Ph.D. in sociology and population studies from Brown University.
*new member as of February 2017