Erika Giraldo

Erika Giraldo, DNP, ARNP

Erika Giraldo is a HG survivor and is honored to collaborate with The HER Foundation and improve outcomes for women and their families. Over the years, she has volunteered to…

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Irene Kwon

Irene Kwon is a rising junior at Brown University studying public health and psychology. She has a specific interest in maternal-fetal medicine, behavioral health, and social determinants of health. Irene…

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Kareema Mitchell Allen, JD

Kareema Mitchell Allen, JD, joins the HER Foundation Advisory Council with a background in law and advocacy, as well as education. Over the past 18 years, Kareema has used her…

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Summer de Vera

Summer de Vera is an intern at the HER Foundation. She graduated from UCLA in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Currently, she’s pursuing a Master of Public…

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Hoda Shawky, MSN, CPNP, PMHS, IBCLC

Hoda Shawky is a pediatric nurse practitioner certified in lactation and primary care mental health and a maternal child health equity consultant. She received both her undergraduate degree and Masters…

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Judy Chen, PharmD

Judy Chen, PharmD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy, Purdue University in Indiana. She is a clinical pharmacy specialist, a certified diabetes educator (CDCES), and…

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Kamiya Dawson

Kamiya is a rising senior at The University of Michigan majoring in Gender and Health with a minor in Sociology of Health and Medicine. She specifically enjoys studying maternal health…

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Nicole Lyashenko-MacGibbon

Nicole graduated Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies. She has worked in child care for 9 years, and her goal is…

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Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer is an Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated standup comedian, actress, writer, producer, and director. Schumer is the creator, star, writer, and executive producer of the award winning Inside Amy…

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Margarita Valdez, BA

Margarita Valdez is a senior strategist and policy expert with over 20 years of experience and a demonstrated history of success working with various stakeholders in the health care industry.…

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