To me, health equity is about each person having the resources they need to reach their full potential. It's about removing barriers to healthcare and nutrition and dismantling oppressive systems so that individuals have the foundational pieces necessary to receive the care they need.
Lucy Sutter grew up in California and currently lives in Louisiana. She is passionate about development that is people-centered, sustainable, and socially just. Prior to GHC, Lucy worked training woreda-level health workers on monitoring nutrition programs in Ethiopia. While living in New Orleans she interned at the ReFresh project, working on strategic planning for a collective impact health equity project, and she served on the Executive Committee of the Tulane Society for Sexuality, Health and Gender, helping bring programming on the health and sexuality of marginalized communities to the Tulane School of Public Health. In her free time, Lucy enjoys baking, doing yoga and exploring new foods, places, and cultures. Lucy holds a Master of Public Health from Tulane University.