Steph joined Ibis as Senior Communications Manager in October of 2018. In this role, she develops and executes communication strategies to expand the reach of Ibis’s research and advocacy work globally. Steph is also a key member of the Free the Pill initiative, a multi-year project to bring an oral contraceptive over the counter in the US. Prior to joining Ibis, Steph held professional communications roles with several health-focused organizations including a large academic medical center, a family care practice, and a Boston-based health education, research, and advocacy nonprofit. Steph received her Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Design and Communication Studies with concentrations in Corporate Communication and Health Communication, respectively, from James Madison University.