After receiving IDEO’s human-centered design training through the Innovation Next program, we spent six months using design thinking methods to understand the barriers to emergency contraception among teens in Seattle.
These insights informed the conception of Miss Morning After, an initiative to transform pharmacies into spaces where teens feel comfortable accessing emergency contraception without fear of shame, judgment, or rejection.
Lily Alexander, MPH
is a recent graduate of the MPH in Global Health at the University of Washington. She has worked on sexual and reproductive health projects in both Mexico and the U.S. and is interested in cross-border health. She applies her strong quantitative and writing skills to adolescent sexual health programs and interventions.
Lyndsey Benson, MD, MS
is a board-certified OB/GYN and researcher at the University of Washington. She provides full-spectrum reproductive health care for people of all ages and backgrounds and strives to empower all of her patients to take an active role in their sexual health and wellness.
Jenny ArnolD, PharmD, BCPS
is the Director of Practice Development at the Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA). Jenny is a Volunteer with the King County Medical Reserve Corps and helps to coordinate pharmacy emergency preparedness.