Health equity means that health care is a human right. Like food, like water, quality health care and control over one's own body is something every person deserves on the basis of being human.
Sarah Anderson is from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is a health equity advocate who feels passionately about the need for strong communicators and storytellers in global health in order to elevate others’ voices and build empathy through their stories. Prior to GHC, Sarah was the Communications Coordinator for the National Associate of Free and Charitable Clinics, working for medically underserved Americans. Sarah has also worked for Population Services International as their Communications Intern. She has additional experience working with a Tanzanian WASH organization, where she completed a storytelling project about women and access to water through interviews with rural populations. While in DC, Sarah volunteered with Girls Health Ed. She graduated from Colgate University and enjoys reading, writing, and enthusiastic karaoke.