Meet Our Fellows

Since 2009, GHC has trained, supported, and amplified the impact of over 1,000 health equity leaders through our leadership development programs. Get to know the diverse changemakers who are part of our powerful, growing network.



Agnes Armstrong

A native of Ghana, Agnes Armstrong has called New Jersey home for nearly 20 years. As an Analyst at The New Jersey...

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Akua Asante

Originally from Ghana, Akua Asante has called Newark, New Jersey home since she was 4-years-old. As Research Analyst at the American Institute...

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Andrea Ferreria

Andrea Ferreria grew up in Southeast San Diego and advocates for her community in her work with San Ysidro Health, one of...

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Austin Andrews

Austin Andrews is a pillar of his Syracuse, Utah community thanks to his volunteer work, community engagement, and work with the Davis...

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Brandon Bond, MPH, LLMSW-Macro, CHES

Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Brandon Bond is a passionate advocate for mental health and holistic well-being. As the Mental Health &...

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Christin Aucapina

Raised in East Hampton, NY, Christin Aucapina has called New York City home since arriving to complete her Master’s in Public Health...

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Deion Whitaker

Originally from Hamilton, Georgia, Deion Whitaker currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. As a health informatics specialist and Implementation Project Manager at Planned...

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Ehsan Rafian

Ehsan’s work as Insights Analyst at San Francisco Health Plan leverages data to strengthen health systems and improve healthcare access for low-income...

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Estela Fernandez Cabana, MSPM

Born and raised in Spain, Estela Fernandez Cabana calls Kansas City, Missouri home. As the first native Spanish-speaking employee of Jackson County...

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Jade Little

Born and raised in Herndon, Virginia, Jade Little now calls Arlington, Virginia home. As Project Manager at Georgetown University's Center for Children...

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Jasleen Kaur Ashta

Originally from New Jersey, Jasleen Ashta now resides in Brooklyn, New York. As Wellness & Mental Health Specialist at Harlem Children's Zone...

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Juliette Mpano

Originally from Kigali, Rwanda, Juliette Mpano grew up in both Kenya and the UK, and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. As...

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Kenicia McGarrell

Based in West Orange, New Jersey, Kenicia McGarrell brings a wealth of expertise in health education and community health to her work...

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Lauren Chin

Originally from Los Angeles, California, Lauren Chin now calls Boston, Massachusetts home. As Platform Project Coordinator for Ariadne Labs, Lauren supports the...

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Leona Hariharan

Born in San Diego, California, Leona Hariharan now calls Brooklyn, New York home. Since landing on the East Coast, Leona has brought...

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Lulu Jastaniah

Of proud Saudi Arabian and Palestinian heritage, Lulu Jastaniah has called Virginia home for most of her life. As Senior Research Coordinator...

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Luwam Yohanes

Luwam Yohanes is a first-generation Eritrean-American, global public health innovator, and immigrant and disability advocate. She was born in Massachusetts, raised in...

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Metzli Navarro Gonzalez, MPH, CHES

Originally from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Metzli Navarro Gonzalez has called Dallas, Texas home for the past 18 years. As Health Services Grant...

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Mishaal Butt

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Mishaal Butt now resides in Austin, Texas. As Research Analyst for the Epidemiology and Public Health Preparedness Division...

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Nailah Henry

Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Nailah Henry is a Health Policy Analyst at the Center for Health and Research Transformation who...

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Olohikhuae Egbokhare

Born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria, Olohikhuae currently calls the DMV area home. Olohikhuae is a corporate lawyer turned public health lawyer...

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Paige Gabriel

Originally from Raleigh, North Carolina, Paige has lived in Atlanta, Georgia for the past five years. As Program Officer for the CDC...

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Dr. Pallavi

Dr. Pallavi Oruganti

Born in India, Dr. Pallavi Oruganti was raised in Dayton, Ohio, and has lived in Colorado for the past two years. As...

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Rayna Hill

Originally from the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Rayna Hill moved to Boston, Massachusetts four years ago. As a Legislative & Policy Manager...

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