The Committee

Co-Editor and Chair – Jenna Bates 

153446594_2870316166573713_6103014839628410435_n Jenna is from Georgia and has a Bachelors in Neuroscience from Tulane University. She is now a MSc student at University of Copenhagen, with a passion for community-based prevention and control of infectious diseases and health equity. In the past, she worked with projects concerning access to healthcare for persons with HIV/AIDS in New Orleans and the mental health and disability of Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone. Jenna loves cooking, yoga, biking, swimming in the harbor, and traveling (in a pandemic-free world).

Co-Editor and Social Media Coordinator – Kathleen Shepherd 

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Kathleen is from Massachusetts and studied Public Health, International Studies, and Professional Writing at Elon University. Kathleen focused her studies on global health and humanitarian aid, traveling to India for her public health practicum and Sri Lanka to partner with Sarvodaya to create economic opportunities for women. She is passionate about social justice, gender equality, and the sustainability of humanitarian aid post-natural and manmade disasters. She is also interested in investigative journalism and how the media plays a role in the perception of global health. Currently she is studying her MSc in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen, with a focus on disaster risk management. It can be noted that Kathleen really misses the nature in New England (although she definitely calls Copenhagen home now), loves horseback riding, snowboarding, and reading thriller books. Catch her traveling when it becomes safe to do so!

Co-Editor – Katie Taylor

katieKatie is from San Francisco, California and has a Bachelors in Neuroscience from Brown University. She is currently studying for her Masters in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen, with an interest in reducing stigma in the access to basic healthcare needs. She has previously worked in a low-income sexual health clinic, focusing on abortion care, as well as research within gynecologic oncology. In her spare time, Katie enjoys baking and cooking, hiking, and swimming in the summertime.

Co-Editor and Treasurer – CC Price 

156429130_859717258210546_8666000956614435010_nCC is from the UK and studied a mishmash of Biology, Anthropology, and Psychology for her Bachelor’s at the University of Durham. After graduation, she worked in the English National Health Service for two years, she became passionate about improving access to health care, thinking about the systems level and making climate a priority in the health sector. She is now studying for her Master’s in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen. In her spare time, you’ll find her hunting down wild swimming spots or cooking and eating something tasty with pals.

Co-Editor and Events Coordinator- Giulia Mantovani

154382413_1725554037632102_4064402682370558317_nGiulia is from Italy and has a Bachelor in Biomedicine from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. She is now a first-year student of the Msc Master in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen with a passion for infectious diseases and sexual and reproductive health and rights. She has experience in project management and implementation in the field of mother and child health, as well as menstrual health. Giulia loves spending time in nature, traveling and enjoying delicious food.

Events Coordinator – Fleur van Acht

fleurFleur is a Dutch student of many subjects, with a heart for people and a head for business. Having studied at Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Utrecht, Fleur is now a first year student of the MSc in Global Health at KU. An aspiring social entrepreneur, Fleur tries to combine her interests in (global) health, politics, psychology, economics, entrepreneurship and anthropology in practice, also in the context of Eye on Global Health. Intrigued by (human) relations and the stories we tell ourselves and others, Fleur is passionate about translating words into action by taking a business approach that is driven by innovation and partnership. In her free time, Fleur loves to workout, go on adventures, sing in the shower, and dance.