Brandi Payton, MSHCA, BSN, RN, NEA-BC, is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. She is also of Cheyenne, Arapaho and Hopi descent. She serves as the Clinic Administrator of the Cherokee Nation Cooweescoowee Health Center (CHC) which she helped open in 2015. Before this new facility, American Indian people in this area were commuting over an hour to seek some medical services...
Esnatt Gondwe-Matekesa is currently the Malawi Program Manager at Give Directly — an organization that focuses on social cash transfers. Prior to her work in the social cash transfer arena, Esnatt was the Gender Specialist on a maternal and child health program that was being implemented in Malawi, Ghana and Rwanda...
Municipal Health Officer
Dr. Deborrah Liao is a primary care physician working in the rural, remote area in the Visayas region in the Philippines. She implements public health programs and provides primary care, specially to communities living in geographically-isolated parts of the region. Now that the Universal Health Care Law is being fully implemented in the country, she endeavors to improve provision of health services in the community in order to have better health outcomes with a healthier and more resilient community.
Jordi Luke (they & he) was appointed as the Chief Quality & Innovation Officer at Care Alliance Health Center in 2022. Jordi led the organization’s quality programs, grants, development, marketing, research, and outreach. Prior to joining Care Alliance, Jordi served in several senior leadership roles at the US Department of Health and Human Services where they developed and implemented the CMS Framework for Health Equity, the Health Equity Technical Assistance Program, and the Minority Research Grant Program...
Family & Community Medicine Physician
San Francisco, California
Dr. Angela Echiverri is Core Faculty - Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Antiracism at the Contra Costa Family Medicine Residency and a Family Medicine Physician practicing in Richmond, CA. As a first-generation queer woman of color, her spirit of justice and roots in equity originated from her parents’ sacrifices as Filipino immigrants...