Chairperson | Canada
Andrea Cohen's commitment to the 5 A’s began when she became a teen mom and learned firsthand the importance of enhanced access to reliable and nonjudgmental sexual and reproductive health information and services. Ms. Cohen was on the Board of Directors for a Planned Parenthood affiliate in Waterloo Region and is the Past President of the Canadian Federation for Sexual Health. In 2000 she joined the national board as a provincial representative. Ms. Cohen is the Chief Executive Officer of a large multisite Health and Community Service organization in Toronto that specializes in offering free primary care and health promotion activities to people with barriers to accessing health services and is an active member of the Canadian College of Health Service Executives. She has extensive board and committee experience and is adjunct faculty with the Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation Department at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine facilitating graduate health policy seminars.