Co-Editor – Jenna Bates
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 – Kathleen Shepherd
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 and Treasurer – CC Price
CC 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.
Chair and Events Coordinator- Giulia Mantovani
Giulia is from Italy and has a Bachelor in Biomedicine from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. She is now a second-year student of the MSc Master in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen with a passion fo 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.
Social Media Coordinator – Francesca Roper
Francesca is from Italy and has a Bachelor’s in Anthropology from Durham University, in the UK. She is now studying for her Master’s in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen. She has a passion for maternal and child health, and sexual and reproductive health and rights. She has carried out research on the silenced experiences of miscarriage and stillbirth amongst Italian women. In her spare time, Francesca loves hanging out with friends, playing the piano, and playing ultimate frisbee.
Co-Editor – Ana Shimeall
Ana is from Maryland and studied Biology and Healthcare Studies at the University of Richmond in Virginia. During her Bachelor’s, she worked to increase access to healthcare for undocumented immigrants in Richmond and underserved populations in Nicaragua and Peru. After graduating in 2020, Ana worked for EngenderHealth, a global sexual and reproductive health and rights organization. Ana is passionate about universal access to high-quality, integrated healthcare, with a special focus on migrants and refugees. She is now pursuing an MSc. in Global Health at the University of Copenhagen. In her free time, Ana loves to go on road trips, figure skate, take long walks in Copenhagen’s many parks, and travel to new places.