THE TEAM The majority of our members are people of color and from communities most affected by COVID-19. Our 20 person core team makes our decisions, together.
(she/her) Regional Organizer (California) Fourth year undergraduate student studying Neurobiology and Toxicology at UC Berkeley. She is an active member of her local PIHE Chapter at UC Berkeley, where she teaches local high school and fellow college students about the importance of public health and health equity. She also helps run Splash at Berkeley, an organization that pushes for educational equity opportunities across the Bay Area for high school students.
(she/her) R2H Board President, State Captain (OH) Medical Sciences degree with a minor in French and a Global Health Studies certificate. Originally from Accra, Ghana, she has experienced the effects of health inequity and is interested in global health and working to ensure affordable accessible healthcare for all. She currently volunteers with Crossroad Health Center a clinic that serves the underrepresented population of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH.
(she/her) Communications Team Student in biology and anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is involved in neuroimmunology and computational biology research, undergraduate student publications, as well as community health education. Chicago, IL.
Giovanna Braganza, MPH
State Captain (NY) Health policy and research professional working to address health disparities such as food insecurity, health care coverage and access in New York State. She has past experience in community organizing through GlobeMed and Doctors for Camp Closure (D4CC). She earned her Masters of Public Health at the SUNY Downstate School of Public Health. Giovanna’s passion for global vaccine equity and advocacy for essential workers is in memory of her father who was killed by COVID-19 in April 2020.