Karima is a current Doctor of Science candidate in Global Health at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. She currently holds research positions with Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Department of Newborn Medicine and the Harvard Ministerial Leadership in Health Forum. She has over 5 years of global health experience with contributions to USAID, Clinton Health Access Initiative, and John Snow, Inc., focusing on strengthening health systems and maternal and child health.
Karima’s nontraditional path to public health began by obtaining undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Business from the University of Waterloo. While spending two years making strides in the private sector, she volunteered at various institutions devoted to improving public health outcomes and found herself driven by public service and interdisciplinary approaches to public health. She finds herself committed to helping mothers and giving every child a fighting chance, with a particular affinity to her roots in South Asia region.
Source: Team – Barakat Bundle