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New voices and ideas from Global Health Corps, a community of 600 diverse young leaders worldwide united by the belief that health is a human right. We tell our own stories, honestly and thoughtfully, because this is where our activism begins.
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New voices and ideas from Global Health Corps, a community of 600 diverse young leaders worldwide united by the belief that health is a human right. We tell our own stories, honestly and thoughtfully, because this is where our activism begins. Lightly edited by GHC staff, Lisa, Jess, and others.

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Global Health Corps
We’re building the next generation of leaders working for health equity worldwide. We are raising our voices here → medium.com/amplify. www.ghcorps.org
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Joanna_KN
Humanitarian, feminist, journalist, writer. @ghcorps 2014-15 alum, Communications & Knowledge Management. #Abatwip #Abatwipekazi #Sindumuja
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Jess Mack
Senior Director, Advocacy & Communications at Global Health Corps. Board Member, PPGNWHI & The CAIR Project. Love to grill meat & fight for women’s rights
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Jourdan Anne
Working at the intersection of business, technology, and social impact in East Africa.
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Reena Gupta
Global Health Corps Fellow/Advocacy Support Officer at CHEP; http://healthygirlssavetheworld.org/; Blog: http://reenaroams.wordpress.com/
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laura louise
wannabe writer but lazy, feminist, usually angry about something. the kind of curious that’s going to get me into trouble. expat: nyc via melbourne
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Lindsay MF
New Yorker. #reprojustice + #humanrights consultant & activist. SRHR advocate + irreverant #feminist. Editor at @sherights. Writer. tweets=mine.
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Farnaz Malik
activist. data enthusiast. dog lover.
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Molly Brune
I am currently a Global Health Corps fellow serving as a monitoring and evaluation officer at LifeNet International.
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Maeve Anne Halpin
*Comms & Advocacy for Development* *Irish Woman,South African born,raised in Burkina Faso #UNV #GlobalHealthCorps #SafeguardHealth(All my opinions!)
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Jennifer Gottesfeld
Musings on The Modern Leader
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Ijeoma Mba
I'm A Living & Breathing Social Experiment| @GHCorps Fellow 2015-2016 My Perspective.My Interests.
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Devin B. Faris
Disrupting white neo-colonial patriarchy from the inside out. Devoted male feminist, recreational optimist. I write to discover the truth in my own words.
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Andrea Koris
EL OJO VERDE | doula-turned-MCH advocate | @ghc fellow, @soulfoundation | my side hustle: amateur poet and writer | https://andreawritestheworld.wordpress.com/
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Jen Zhu
Health policy analyst, freelance writer, views=own. Fmr aid worker in Uganda, @HarvardUC SBVP. Believe in possibility of more just world esp re women & refugees
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Natasha Mbabazi
Julius Caesar I.2.195-6: [S]he thinks too much. Such [wo]men are dangerous.
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Orrin Tiberi
@ghcorps Uganda alumni, returned @peacecorps Ecuador volunteer, current ASPPH/CDC global monitoring and evaluation fellow based in ATL
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jaimee.swift
Journalist. Activist. Unapologetic. On a never-ending quest for equality. I’m just a pigeon-toed girl with eagle-like dreams.
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Chase B.
Boston, MA | Health equity, social justice, queer liberation, noodles, and doodling.
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Stukie
Young physician. Passionate about #SRHR, #UHC, #SDoH, health equity, public health and Africa. RTs not an endorsement; they're for info, and sometimes comic rel
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rachel erickson
@USC alum | 2015-2016 @ghcorps fellow with @PIH in Malawi | outdoor enthusiast | MN native
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Alexandra Iaccarino
MASS Design Group l Designer l @ghc fellow. Artist // adventurer // runner. http://buildjoy.weebly.com
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Sandra Danso-Bamfo
primary care | global health | quality improvement | management&policy
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Ashley Kallarakal
Boston College 2011, GW MPH 2014, GHC Fellow 2015–16
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Scott T. Weathers
Global Policy Associate with @IntraHealth, GH Corps 2015-16 • Global health, evidence-based thinking, and Effective Altruism • Views my own
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Rebecca Gross
Global Health Corps Fellow 2015–2016; Malawi Ministry of Health
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Sophie Boehm
2015–2016 Global Health Corps Fellow based in Kampala, Uganda. International development writer. Avid traveler. Running enthusiast.
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Francine Irakoze
Global Health fellow. Global citizen. “Happiness as habit. Joy as religion. Passion as frequency”.
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Tiffany D. Aquino
Social innovator, global health advocate.
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Lisa S.
I live my life like a Lil Wayne song: Love, live life, proceed, progress.
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Kathryn (Katie) Beck
Nutrition Specialist, Partners in Health, Rwanda
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LUCKY GONDWE
Lucky Gondwe is a Global Health Corps fellow from Malawi that is passionate about social justice, development, women empowerment and health equity.
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Anjali Morgan
Global Health Corps Fellow, 2014–15
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Taylor Hendricks
Fundraising and Development Officer, Save the Mothers, Uganda, Global Health Corps Fellow 2015–2016
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Diallo Afadhali
Diallo is a Pharmacist with extensive work experience in Global health — RMNCH, Supply Chain, Nutrition, Access to Medicines in Africa and the United States.
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Ruth Kugumikiriza M
I am a monitoring and evaluation officer at Uganda Village Project based in Iganga- class 2015/16 with a strong unmovable passion of health related issues
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Dr. Diana Nambatya Nsubug
Uganda Country Manager, Global Health Corps Prior to joining GHC as Uganda Program Manager, Diana worked at Partners in Population and Development Africa Re
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James K. Arinaitwe
Co-Founder @TEACH4UG | @Acumen Global Fellow | @AspenNewVoices Fellow | @ghcorps Alum | Youth education advocate | Passionate about social justice in Africa
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Rachel Glogowski
Public health practitioner passionate about global health, health equity | Global Health Corps Fellow: Boston, MA | 2013–14 Fulbright Fellow: Calcutta, India
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Precious Mutoru
Because Health is a Human Right
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Corinne Carland
The examined life. Global Health Corps fellow at Vecna Cares
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Sruthi Chandrasekaran
Women Deliver Young Leader & Global Health Corps Fellow. Working in the intersection of evidence, research, health and women.
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Mukunzi Fabrice
I live in Rwanda, home of gorillas.My heart bits for two things : Jesus and social entrepreneurship in Africa.
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Colin Gerber
2013–2014 Global Health Corps Fellow with Inshuti Mu Buzima in Rwanda. Currently a Project Coordinator — Epidemiologist in Seattle, WA. Never stop being curious
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Carly Hubbard
Development Coordinator and 2015–2016 Global Health Corps fellow at Last Mile Health. Social justice, health equity, and the great outdoors.
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Elizabeth Wetzel
Monitoring and Evaluation Fellow | Global Health Corps 2015–2016
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Alexis K Barnes
Former Multimedia Journalist currently working in Haiti with USAID. Passionate about WASH, women (and girls’) rights & sriracha. www.alexiskbarnes.com
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Marie-Helene Rousseau
2015-2016 Global Health Corps Fellow @GE_Foundation
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Gift Nwanne
Happiness is my currency | Passionate about improving health care policies | Health Fellow at Covenant House
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Claire C McDonell
A UC Davis Aggie and Global Health Corps Fellow at the Boys & Girls Club of Newark.
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Mary Ajwang
Global Health Corps Fellow 2015–2016| Maternal and Child Health Advocate
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Ruby R.
Human rights & global health YP. Duke grad. MD hopeful, MD/PhD in my wildest dreams. North Carolinian. Lilongwe, Malawi.
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Brittany Cesarini
Social Justice & Public Health Advocate, currently External Comms Associate at Global Health Corps. Bookworm, amateur cook, nature lover, traveler, believer. ♡
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John Spangler
Global Health Corps Fellow placed in Kampala, Uganda
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Daniel Dut A.
Software Developer, Public Health Professional
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Radhika Bhavsar
2016–2017 Global Health Corps Fellow, Rwanda. M&E@ The Ihangane Project. Interested in the Intersection between Public Health and Technology
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Phillip Siwila
Health Informatics, Global Health Corps Fellow.
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Maggie Wilson
Global Health Corps fellow at Gardens for Health International
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LaniceChaynea
Public & Global Health Advocate | Human Rights| Women Rights| Howard U. Alum| Policy Associate at @GlobalHealthorg w/ @ghcorps
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Gillian Leitch
2016–2017 Global Health Corps Fellow, based in Kampala, Uganda
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Albert Casella
Social justice advocate with a hardcore belief in the power of collective action.
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Justice ABINYUI MUH
Current: Fellow @Global Health Corps, Manager @Vecna Care, Past: NIH Scholar @Bergen, NIH Fellow @SARETI, Research Ethicist, IT #Security @IeDEA, ICT #Policy
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Mulenga Mukanu
Life is beautiful. Don’t let the world and circumstances take away that beauty..
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Asiimwe
Feminist, Writivist. All round advocate for social justice and equity
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Katelyn Severt
Midwest gal just trying to drink coffee in every country. Currently Uganda.
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Amy Roll
Public Health Advocate and GHC Fellow (2016–2017) in Uganda
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Edison NIHIWACU
Researcher| Working to end Extreme Poverty| Health is a Human right
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Maria Guerra Arias
Reader, writer, feminist, Rawlsian, collector of curious lore, investigator of the inner workings of things.
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Joanna Galaris
Strengthening health systems and eating mandazi in the land of a thousand hills
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Hisham Al Kukhun
2016–2017 Global Health Corps Fellow
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faith mulungi
A psychologist from the pearl itself, Uganda. Visual artist, loves beading and all forms of art.
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madina.tabesh
Global Health, Development, Advocacy, Organizing, Race & Justice. Pizza & Intersectional Feminism. Lorde, Rumi, Malcolm.
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Angelica Recierdo
Clinician, Writer, Advocate, Creative
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Joviah Tuhaise
Global Health Corps Fellow 2015–2016
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Michelle Korte
Tempered optimist, chronic hair-twirler, helpless caffeine addict. I like global health, too. @IntraHealth global policy associate @ghcorps 2016/17. @Yale 2015
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mzondiziba
Mzondi Edwin Ziba is passionate about food security, nutrition and community development in Malawi. He is a former Global Health Corps (GHC) fellow, 2015–2016.
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Anna Tallmadge
Global Health Corps Fellow @HB_Rwanda | Formerly @2SeedsNetwork | Still running, mountaineering & fighting for health equity
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Karen Chikezie
Global Health Corps Fellow 2016–2017
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Emily McGowan
Designer. Health Advocate. Global Health Corps Fellow.
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Scarlyn Gutierrez
a sassy repro health advocate
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Mara Gordon
Primary care doc-in-training and occasional writer.
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kristy L
Apparently I write well (enough). Words from a global citizen working on issues at the intersection of health and social justice.
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#Freedom
I am a , free man, believe in Social justice and equity. Born in Uganda in love with Africa, I always ask qns.