2023 North America Cohort

WomenLift Health has selected the emerging leaders below to participate in the fourth North America Cohort of the Leadership Journey, a fully-funded leadership initiative designed to support women through the challenges and opportunities of advancing to senior leadership positions in global health.

Amanda Marr Chung

VMMC Sustainability Project Director and Evaluation Specialist
UCSF Institute for Global Health Sciences

Ananya Banerjee

Assistant Professor and Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism Lead
McGill University

Brooke Cutler

Vice President
Kati Collective

Charity Oga-Omenka

Assistant Professor
University of Waterloo

Chioma Okafor

Team Lead, Global Technical Assistance
Karna LLC

Emily Nicholson

Regional Digital Health Business Analyst, Latin America & the Caribbean Region

Emily Wroe

Director of NCD Programs (BWH); Senior Clinical Advisor (PIH)
NCDI Poverty Network, Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH); Partners In Health (PIH)

Evonemo Esievoadje

Resident Doctor
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Favorite Iradukunda

Assistant Professor
UMass Amherst Elaine Marieb College of Nursing

Jessica Jones

Director, Global Health Division

Joy Kamunyori

Senior Health Information Systems Advisor
USAID (Contractor)

Joyce Sepenoo

Senior Director, Health Equity and Rights
CARE International

Kate Clitheroe

Senior Director of Programs & Operations
One World Surgery

Lennie Bazira

Policy Director
Community Health Impact Coalition

Maimunat Alex-Adeomi

Director of Global Training and Implementation
American Academy of Pediatrics

Mindy Scibilia

Global Director, Sexual and Reproductive Health
Clinton Health Access Initiative

Miriam Laufer

Associate Dean for Student Research, Director of the Malaria Research Program at the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health
University of Maryland

Neetu Abad

Demand for Immunization Team Lead
US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Neha Agarwal

Diagnostics Global Program Co-Director

Rahel Nardos

Associate Professor of Urogyncology/Director of Global Women's Health
University of Minnesota

Rasha Dabash

International Technical SRHR Consultant
Self Employed

Samhita Kumar

Senior Associate Director
The Carter Center

Sandra Bedoya-Hanson

Public Health Advisor

Sanyukta Mathur

Senior Associate, Social and Behavioral Science Research
Population Council

Sherri Haas

Senior Digital Health Systems Advisor
USAID Bureau of Global Health Office of Health Systems, through contract

Silvia Kelbert

Senior HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care Advisor- HIV and Infectious Diseases

Smisha Agarwal

Director (Center for Global Digital Health Innovation); Assistant Professor (JHSPH)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Susie Welty

Senior Advisor Business Development
University of California San Francisco

Suzanne Powell

Epidemiologist/Health Scientist
U.S. Centers for Disease Control

Temple Cooley

Program Officer
David and Lucile Packard Foundation

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