Gender equity Hub Project Associate
Christina Memmott is a Master of Science in Public Health (MsPH) student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, concentrating in Social and Behavioral Interventions. She currently works as a Consulting Services Intern for the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), as well as a Social Innovation and Policy Intern at the Green & Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) in Washington, DC. Christina served as a Global Health Corps fellow from 2017 to 2018, supporting a policy- based loan at the Inter- American Development Bank with the focus on reducing non- communicable diseases in Jamaica.
Christina has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health Science from the University of Maryland, where she led a Public Health Without Borders student group in conducting qualitative research on the social and economic impacts of the Ebola epidemic on a rural community in Sierra Leone. Christina has also previously worked for What Works for Women & Girls, developing literature reviews and reports on issues at the intersection of HIV, reproductive health, and gender. She is passionate about analyzing health inequities through a comprehensive lens that considers the impact of social determinants, such as gender, sexual orientation, race, and socioeconomic status. She is particularly interested in the development of evidence- based policy and interventions.
Christina is acknowledged for providing editorial and graphic support to the recently released Gender Equity Hub report “Delivered by Women, Led by Men.”
Areas of Interest:
gender equity and justice, social determinants of health, gender- based violence, community engagement, youth engagement, evidence- based policy and programs, sexual and reproductive health, health systems, health workforce, infectious disease