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Featured Alumnus


Photo of Alum Emily Medress

"Studying Political Science built my ability to think critically, build consensus, and focus on what matters. I also learned that social change takes time, and that all effective social impact is rooted in community leadership."

As the Vice President of External Affairs, Emily is primarily responsible for leading PHE’s external affairs strategy and team, raising funds, generating revenue, and growing the national Board. Before joining the External Affairs team, Emily was PHE’s Bay Area Executive Director for four years and PHE’s founding Los Angeles Executive Director for two years.

Job Title: Vice President of External Affairs, Peer Health Exchange

Past Featured Alumni