With technology being integrated into almost every aspect of life, finally it finds its place in improving sexual health. By addressing risky behaviors such as unsafe sex, apps and their designers are seeking new ways of limiting STD’s and HIV/AIDS. These public health tools are all new to the scene and determined to make sex safer without compromising sexiness.
Losing her uncle to AIDS in the early nineties, Allyna was drawn to issues of sexual and reproductive health. This interest has led her to develop programs that assist youth in getting the reproductive health services they need. Allyna’s latest pursuit is the Teens in NYC mobile app which she developed with a team from the NYC Health Department.