Elizabeth Nash (she/her) is the Principal Policy Associate, State Issues with the Institute’s Public Policy office in Washington, DC. She works on a wide range of reproductive health policy issues, including abortion, contraception, insurance coverage, pregnancy and maternal health, fetal issues, refusal clauses, youth, and sex education. This work contributes to the Guttmacher’s State Laws and Policies series and updates of state policy developments. Elizabeth joined the Institute in 1999. She received her undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary in 1996 and earned a master’s degree in public policy from the George Washington University in 2005.