Health equity is intersectional and a human right. It demands collective organizing and efforts from individuals across all social justice movements.
Leah is from Connecticut. She received her Masters of Public Administration, specializing in Gender and Human Rights Policy, from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Prior to Global Health Corps, she worked for Save the Children’s New York Advocacy Office, where she supported the implementation of their Global Advocacy strategy on girls, focusing on girls’ participation and ending child, early, and forced marriage. She is passionate about feminism, education, and sexual and reproductive health, as well as a proud alumna of AmeriCorps. In her spare time, she likes to relax with her cat, Zelda, read, and explore new arts and crafts.