Elisha has more than 10 years of experience in areas of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS. She has extensive experience as a project manager, having directed several public health research and community-based programs focused on improving access to health services among underserved populations. Prior to joining PAI, Elisha was working as a Legislative Analyst with amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research where she advocated for sound, evidence-based AIDS-related public policies. Before that, she worked with the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, where she worked on international sexual and reproductive health and rights issues.
Elisha is also a returned Peace Corps volunteer, having served in Morocco as a maternal and child health educator. She received a M.S. in epidemiology and a JD from the State University of New York at Buffalo