Innovations in male contraceptives have the potential to change the world of family planning in significant ways. This interview by FHI 360’s Stevie O. Daniels with Heather Vahdat, MPH, executive director of the Male Contraceptive Initiative (MCI), provides a deeper look. With more than a decade of experience in contraceptive development, Vahdat spoke with us about how new male contraceptives will shape global public health outcomes. She develops programs to impact male contraceptive innovations, including research, development, and advocacy. MCI, a nonprofit organization based in Durham, North Carolina, USA, was founded in 2014 to provide research and advocacy support for the development of new methods of nonhormonal, reversible male contraceptives…more