Meet Dr. Elizabeth Wachira - Change Agent #0081 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.
Dr. Elizabeth Wachira is a young leader, mentor and world changer with a focus on informing and promoting social justice efforts. Dr. Wachira is an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University – Commerce and director of the Public Health program in the Health & Human Performance department. Dr. Wachira earned her PhD from Texas Woman’s University, an MPH from University of North Texas –Health Science Center and is a certified Health Education Specialist and Registered Nurse. Dr. Wachira’s research and work interests lie in working to achieve health equity by calling attention to the pathways of oppression and social injustices that marginalized populations face. Her research and focus to date has focused on working to understand and expand knowledge on health vulnerabilities as determinants of health among marginalized individuals.
Dr. Wachira has a passion for empowering and mobilizing communities, especially youth to reach their greatest potential and does this in and outside the classroom setting. She is the co-Founder of the Youth Engagement Society whose vision is to engage, inspire and empower our youth to live a life of fulfilled aspirations. This passion extends to working as a grassroot community mobilizer using her expertise to promote health in her Kenyan community through events such as AFYA Day Dallas Initiative focused on connecting community and promoting wellness. Dr. Wachira strives to be a world changer by working to first impact her village and in doing so, she believes the ripple effect from informed and empowered individuals will extend this reach to the entire globe.
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabeth...
AFYA Day Page - https://www.facebook.com/AFYADay/
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