I want to be surrounded by people who have similar priorities but are from diverse backgrounds and will challenge me to approach my work from new angles, build my skills in and knowledge about international health, and nurture my ever-growing understanding of our shared humanity.
Emily Ausubel hails from Newton, Massachusetts. Since graduating, Emily has worked at Management Sciences for Health where she has assisted developing over 25 proposals for projects focused on HIV/AIDS, TB, OVC, maternal and child health, nutrition and health systems strengthening in countries throughout Africa and Latin America. She also works closely with Management Sciences for Health’s Technical Leads on gender and fragile states. Emily serves on the Board of Directors for Thinking Beyond Borders, a gap year program she participated in between high school and college. She received her bachelor’s degree in government and legal studies with a concentration in comparative politics from Bowdoin College, focusing her studies on international development, law, human rights and gender studies. Emily’s honors thesis looked at the disarmament, demobilization and reintegration process of former combatants in Sierra Leone and Liberia. In her free time, Emily volunteers at her local food pantry and community center, is an avid photographer and loves to cook, read, listen to music and sing.