Jessica Malloy

Jessica

Co-fellow

Edna

Edna Nandutu

Placement Country: Uganda
Title: Knowledge Management Officer
Partner: Spark MicroGrants
Health equity means first recognizing that not everyone has been dealt the same hand in life, and then actively working to eliminate disparities so more people can live happier, healthier, and fuller lives.

Jessica Malloy is from Freeland, Pennsylvania, USA. Most recently, Jessica served as the Program Compliance Monitor at Women Against Abuse, one of the largest domestic violence agencies in the USA. Prior to that, she worked in one of the agency’s emergency shelters as a Children’s Case Manager. Jessica received her master’s degree in public health from Temple University, completing her fieldwork at the Philadelphia Department of Public Health and focusing on reducing infant mortality in African-American communities. Jessica also holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology with a focus on human biology. She spent a gap year working on an HPV study conducted through the University of Pennsylvania and has fundraised for an orphanage in Arusha, Tanzania for nearly a decade.