I'm excited to share that in Jan 2021, I elected to join the Board of Directors for the Global Alliance for Behavioural Health and Social Justice. The Global Alliance is a 98-year-old human rights organization that focuses on the intersections of policy, research and practice.
I've been a part of their organization for over a year and have been impressed with their expertise, integrity and commitment to human rights issues. This is why I am deeply grateful for this opportunity. As one of two Student and Early Career (SEC) representatives on the Board, I'm looking forward to learning from the incredible group of people that make up this organization and ensure that student voices are also heard.
New board bios here: https://www.bhjustice.org/new-board-bios
There are a number of task forces that push forward action and recommendations on particular issues including Global Mental Health, Human Trafficking, LGBTQ+, Safe and Humane Schools, and Justice Reform. If any of these pique your interest, check them out!
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