To me, health equity means acknowledging that healthcare is a basic human right that can only be achieved by ensuring that everyone has access to the high-quality health services they need, regardless of gender, race, socioeconomic status, sexuality, etc.
Emma Bradford grew up in beautiful rural Guilford, Vermont. Most recently, Emma worked for PATH, an international global health nonprofit, in their Advocacy and Public Policy department. In this position, she supported teams conducting health policy advocacy in Eastern and Southern Africa through research, writing, and M&E. Previously, Emma attended the George Washington University where she studied public health and women’s studies. During her time at GW, she supported many organizations focused on both domestic and international public health, and spent a semester in Peru with the School of International Training where she conducted research on the occupational health and workers’ rights of porters. Emma likes hiking and exploring the outdoors, and loves anything involving food.