The progress for health equity requires a community of leaders from diverse backgrounds who can look at the issue from diverse lenses in order to come up with a holistic solution.
Aude Isimbi was born in Rwanda but grew up in Tanzania and Canada before she immigrated to the United States. Aude has been living in an intentional multi-faith community where she organized summer programs for young adults geared towards interfaith living, earthcare, and social justice. She is also the World Student Christian Federation’s North American Advocacy and Solidarity Coordinator and represents the organization at the United Nations. She works to promote social justice, peacebuilding, and nonviolence; her advocacy work includes indigenous rights, racial justice, mass incarceration, islamophobia, and immigration policy. Aude graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a B.A. in Psychology, before enrolling in their Master’s Program in Applied Sociology with a concentration in sociology of health.