Laila Zulema García Ulloa is working as a pediatrician in rural Chiapas with Partners in Health Mexico. Since she first arrived in 2015, she was convinced that this was the kind of work she wanted for her life. She was born in a big city in the north of Mexico and since she was a child, being the daughter of a mother and father who were doctors, she realized that some people did not have the same access to health services or the same quality of care...
Disability Rights Activist
Felicia Mburu holds a masters in international human rights law from American University, Washington College of Law. Felicia is interested in pursuing the rights of persons with disabilities to live and be included in the community on an equal basis with others. In the past, Felicia has worked with various civil societies in Kenya, Latvia, Hungary, the United States and across Africa on intersectional matters of gender and disability justice...
Charleston, South Carolina
Paige Knowlson is the Executive Director of Pattison’s Academy, an organization providing comprehensive services to children with severe disabilities in Charleston, South Carolina. Paige’s passion lies in building collaborative, interdisciplinary teams, programs and communities that collectively promote childhood health and development...
Pediatrician & Medical Director
Dr. Regina Duperval is pediatrician and the current Medical Director of Kay Mackenson (KM) Clinic, a non-for-profit organization based in Haiti, which aims to give all children with diabetes free access to regular medical evaluation, diabetes education as well as medical supplies...
Director International Policy and Advocacy
Maureen Milanga is the Director of International Policy and Advocacy at Health Global Access Project (Health GAP) where works across sub-Saharan countries to campaign for increased access to HIV treatment, change outdated HIV treatment policies, mobilize civil society to demand better science, increase meaningful civil society engagement and support the enhancement of key population service delivery by governments and donors...
Clinical Social Worker
Artanesha Jackson is a proud native of Oakland, CA and a product of public schools. As a Clinical Social Worker, she has over sixteen years of direct service experience and prides herself on being a mentor and leader in her community. As part of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, she found the opportunity to combat health inequity through the Center for Child & Community Health...
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Durham, North Carolina
Brigit Carter is an Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). She joined DUSON in 2010 and teaches in the MSN and DNP programs.
Brigit has increased nursing education opportunities for students from historically marginalized backgrounds, including underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities...