Jane O. Ebot-Bish, PhD
Dr. Jane O. Ebot-Bish is a sociologist and demographer with an expertise in socioeconomic disparities in maternal and child mortality and social determinants of health in sub-Saharan Africa and South-East Asia. Dr. Ebot-Bish currently serves as a Senior Advisor at the Centers for Civic Impact at the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, where she coaches local and international cities and leadership in building sustainable and innovative data systems and practices. Prior to joining the Centers for Civic Impact, Dr. Ebot-Bish led the monitoring and evaluation activities in over 100 international cities for The Challenge Initiative at the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Ebot-Bish was a technical advisor for the United States Agency for International Development, where she supported the implementation of family planning and reproductive health and education projects in over 11 countries.
Dr. Ebot-Bish earned her M.A. and PhD in sociology with a specialization in demography from The University of Texas at Austin. She holds a BA in sociology, religion, and philosophy from Coe College.