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PiLA Speaker Series: Partners for Andean Community Health
Please join us for the third and final event of the Spring 2021 PiLA Speaker Series: Conversations with PiLA. Learn about initiatives to improve access to medical care for indigenous populations in Ecuador with Partners for Andean Community Health (PACH). We will be joined by PACH Executive Director Sarah Marjane and two recent PiLA Fellows, Lucy Miller-Suchet and Katherine Kemp.

PACH works primarily with Clínica FIBUSPAM, an Ecuadorian charitable foundation that delivers health care and social services to children and families in the country's Chimborazo Province and beyond. Learn more at www.pachecuador.org!

May 11, 2021 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Sarah Marjane
Executive Director @Partners for Andean Community Health
Sarah Marjane has served as the Executive Director of Partners for Andean Community Health since 2015. Prior to joining PACH, she served as a Senior Administrator at PATH, an Assistant Manager at CLUSA, and a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Benedictine University and a bachelor’s degree in International Studies from the University of Scranton.
Lucy Miller-Suchet
2019-2020 PiLA Fellow
Lucy Miller-Suchet was a PiLA fellow with PACH and FIBUSPAM in 2019-2020 and has continued her work with both organizations as a part-time Program Associate. She graduated from Brandeis University in 2019 with a degree in International Studies, Public Health, and Economics. Lucy has worked in international development, public health, and wellness and has conducted research in Argentina on access to healthcare for Bolivian immigrants. She is currently a Grants and Research Associate at FAIR Health where she writes grant applications and executes grant-funded projects to expand access to health literacy materials and uncover the drivers of health disparities in the U.S. Lucy is passionate about expanding access to healthcare around the world and will be pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the fall.
Katherine Kemp
2020 PiLA Fellow
Katherine Kemp was a remote PiLA fellow with PACH during Fall 2020. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2019, where she studied international development and journalism. Currently, she manages communications for PMI Impact Malaria, a project working to advance malaria service delivery across the globe. Previously, Katherine conducted field research on the food shortages in Venezuela and worked on international projects at the Smithsonian and USAID.