Ms. Mitchell, MPH is a Vice President with Reproductive Health (RH) Impact and leads the organization’s new Research and Policy Center. The Center advances research as well as policy and advocacy promoting the reproductive health, wellbeing, safety, and joy of Black communities. As a research and evaluation methodologist, Nia is passionate about reclaiming and centering Black women’s/people’s intellectual thought and traditions. Her work is grounded in critical, culturally responsive, community-engaged, and decolonizing traditions and paradigms.
Additionally, Nia has implemented and evaluated education, health, leadership development and social justice programs serving a variety of communities (e.g., immigrant and refugee, low income, LGBTQ, racial/ethnic minority communities, women, youth) in academic, government and nonprofit settings over the last 10 years. Ms. Mitchell received a B.A. in Anthropology from Georgia State University, a Master of Public Health from Morehouse School of Medicine, a graduate certificate in Program Evaluation from the University of Connecticut and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methodologies from the University of Georgia.