Staff Biography: Bridget Roby

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Bridget Roby is a master of public health student in the Maternal and Child Health program in the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, with a focus on health disparities. Prior to joining the RCP team, Bridget worked as a health educator for the Minnesota Department of Health. Her passion for community development and social justice led her to serve in the Peace Corps for two years in Burkina Faso, West Africa, where she worked on issues such as malaria prevention, reproductive health, and women’s empowerment. Bridget currently serves as a graphic designer and member of the development committee for the nonprofit Friends of Ngong Road, which provides education and support for children living in the slums of Nairobi. She earned her bachelor of arts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Journalism and Mass Communication and International Studies, with a minor in African Studies.

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