Health equity means creating equal opportunity by removing barriers and prioritizing the needs of communities to eliminate all forms of health disparities.
Bridget Hartnett was born and raised in Maplewood, New Jersey, and recently moved back to Hoboken, New Jersey. She is an advocate for creating community driven solutions to sustainably increase access to health resources, treatments, and programs. Bridget has worked in communications and public relations in New York City, as well as in Ghana for Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa, and in Kenya for Lwala Community Alliance. As a registered nurse, she has worked in emergency services and a neonatal intensive care unit. Bridget graduated from the University of Delaware, and received an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Miami. She loves traveling and spending time with her friends and family.