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

Executive Director Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford University

Ananya Tina Banerjee

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

Brooke Cutler

Gender Equity and Global Health Consultant

Charity Oga-Omenka

Assistant Professor
University of Waterloo

Chioma Okafor

Senior Technical Advisor, Local Capacity Strengthening
Global Communities

Emily Nicholson

Health Specialist, Digital UNICEF Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office

Emily Wroe

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

Evonemo Esievoadje

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

Favorite Iradukunda

Assistant Professor
UMass Amherst Elaine Marieb College of Nursing

Jess Jones

Director, Global Health Division

Joy Kamunyori

Senior Health Information Systems Advisor
USAID (Contractor)

Joyce Sepenoo

Joyce Sepenoo

Senior Director, Health Equity and Rights
CARE International

Kate Clitheroe

Global Health Consultant

Lennie Kyomuhangi Bazira

Policy Director Community Health Impact Coalition

Maimunat Alex-Adeomi

Director of Global Training and Implementation
American Academy of Pediatrics

Mindy Scibilia

VP of Partnerships and Impact, Panther Life Sciences

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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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 and Co-founder, MARA-Med

Samhita Kumar

Senior Associate Director
The Carter Center

Sandra Bedoya-Hanson

Public Health Advisor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Sanyukta Mathur

Senior Associate, Social and Behavioral Science Research
Population Council

Sherri Haas

Senior Digital Health Systems Advisor, USAID Office of Health Systems (contractor)

Silvia Kelbert

Principal Technical Advisor, HIV and Infectious Diseases Jhpiego, United States

Smisha Agarwal

Director (Center for Global Digital Health Innovation); Associate 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 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Temple Cooley

Program Officer
David and Lucile Packard Foundation

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