Health equity to me means accountability and collaboration on a communal, national and global scale to ensure that every person can live a full, healthy life.
Darlene Ineza is from Kigali, Rwanda and attended high school and college in the U.S. She is passionate about fostering home-grown solutions to health access issues while continuously learning in the process. In Rwanda, Darlene has interned at Partners In Health and Young Women’s Christian Association with a focus on community health, specifically sexual and reproductive health and malaria prevention campaigns. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Bowdoin College. During her undergraduate career, she spent a semester learning about the intersections of medicine and the social, cultural, and economic dimensions of society, in addition to doing an independent study on the barriers to healthcare access faced by immigrants. Darlene loves to dance to all types of Afro-Latin music and explore new cities and towns.