Founders

Joyce Lu graduated from the University of Chicago in 2016 with a B.S. in Biological Sciences, B.A. in Anthropology, and specialization in Neuroscience. In 2015, she worked with a nutrition program in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, conducting surveys and interviews to design and teach nutrition and reproductive health classes. In 2015, she worked for the Asociación de Personas Afectadas por Tuberculosis del Perú, where she developed programs and educational materials to improve tuberculosis patient treatment adherence and address social stigma surrounding the disease throughout Lima and Callao. At UChicago, Joyce served as the Director of Education Development for NEURO Club, developing an introductory neuroscience course for high schoolers in the Chicago South Side.

Gabrielle Wimer graduated from the University of Chicago in 2016 with a B.A in the History of Science and Medicine and minor in Human Rights. From 2014-2016, Gabrielle successfully started and led the Chicago Health Solutions Challenge, which brings together diverse teams of students to solve contemporary health issues in Chicago. In 2015, she worked in Kigali, Rwanda for three  months to improve sexual and reproductive health education.

Elizabeth Frank graduated from the University of Chicago in 2016 with a B.A in the History of Science and Medicine. In 2015, as a Global Health Fellow, she worked in Ibadan, Nigeria as a clinical researcher for an international NGO on household air pollution. In Chicago, Elizabeth worked to develop several local start-ups that range from supporting green and sustainable business to improving access to social services.

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