Jenna Zitaner




Bethel Aklilu

Placement Country: United States
Title: Communications and Development Associate
Partner: DotHouse Health
Health equity means that all people, regardless of background, have the power and resources to lead healthy lives.

Jenna Zitaner grew up just north of New York City in Westchester County. She graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in journalism and a minor in global health studies. During her undergraduate years, Jenna interned within Facebook’s Communications & Public Policy department. Prior to joining GHC, Jenna spent nearly two years at Burson-Marsteller, a global public relations firm, where she counseled a range of healthcare clients in crafting and executing their communications strategies. Jenna has been a volunteer advocate with Mount Sinai’s Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Program, acting as a crisis responder to emergency departments in Manhattan and Queens. In addition to being a GHC fellow, Jenna is an AmeriCorps VISTA member.