Peer-to-peer networks can equalize access to opportunities for better health
Jordan helped establish and served as the Executive Director of the Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network (YP-CDN), a global network and nonprofit organization that seeks to mobilize young leaders to promote social justice and health, with over 7,000 members in 150 countries. Through YP-CDN, Jordan led global advocacy initiatives and capacity building to address the world’s leading causes of death and ill health-non-communicable diseases-with a focus in East Africa.
Jordan is currently completing a doctorate in public health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She previously completed a postgraduate research fellowship at the Harvard Global Equity Initiative/Harvard Medical School, and holds degrees in Medical Biophysics and Biology. She is a World Heart Federation Emerging Leader on essential medicines, an editor for the journal ‘Globalization and Health’, and serves on the Boards of YP-CDN, the Union for Affordable Cancer Treatment, and Femme International.
Illustration by Chiho Nishiwaka