Bergen is the Senior Policy Research Associate at the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE). She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Barnard College with a B.A. in Women’s Studies and received her MPH from Columbia University where she concentrated in sexual health. Bergen is a consultant with the World Health Organization (WHO), where her research focuses on interventions within primary care to improve the sexual health of both adolescents and adults. She has evaluated, designed, and taught sexuality education for adolescents and young adults in Washington, D.C. and New York City.