This Web Forum offers an insider view of different paths—there is more than one—to a career in global health. We’ll also examine the power that diversity and inclusion brings to the work, and how to make use of your own unique skill set and background as you navigate your career. 

Closed captioning will be available for this Web Forum.

Presenters

Robert Leone

Lead Outreach and Communications, Global Health Fellows Program II

Public Health Institute

Oakland, CA

Bob has worked in communications and outreach in the global health arena for nearly 13 years. In his current position with GHFP-II he is responsible for strategy and staffing of outreach events around the country including conferences, career fairs, information sessions and virtual events such as webinars and video sessions. Recent…

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Fernando Fuentes Jr, EdD

Lead, Inclusion and Diversity, Global Health Fellows Program II

Public Health Institute

Washington, DC

Fernando “Fred” Fuentes, Jr., Ed.D began his professional career as a U.S. Army soldier. His journey, as with so many students, included a non-traditional path that nonetheless provided him the opportunity to maximize his academic and professional success. Along his journey, he was able to celebrate being the first in his…

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Jennifer Russell, PHR

Recruitment Coordinator, Global Health Fellows Program II

Public Health Institute

Oakland, CA

Jennifer Russell, PHR is the Recruitment Coordinator for the Global Health Fellows Program II. She has over three years’ experience recruiting for highly technical placements, both domestically and internationally, for USAID and partner organizations. She received her master’s degree in Regional Economics from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and her…

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Jennifer Kaindi, MBA

Lead, Recruitment, Global Health Fellows Program II

Public Health Institute

Washington, DC

Jennifer Kaindi, MBA, has more than seven years of international recruitment experience specializing in the recruitment of international development professions and in particular, global health. Jennifer received her MBA from Morgan State University and her BA in Psychology from Lincoln University. As the Lead for Recruitment with the Global Health…

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Moderator

Sylvie Rousseau

Outreach, Communications, and Social Media Assistant, Global Health Fellows Program II

Public Health Institute

Oakland, CA

Sylvie Rousseau is the Outreach, Social Media, and Communications Assistant with the Global Health Fellows Program II, where she helps coordinate a nationwide program of outreach, focusing in enhancing knowledge of and skills for careers in global health for underrepresented populations. She has two years’ experience in the global health…

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