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Julia Nakad

Executive assistant, Hesperian Health Guides

Julia Nakad is an executive assistant at Hesperian Health Guides.Hesperian Health Guides is a health information and education nonprofit that develops easy-to-read materials in many languages.  Julia attended Oberlin College and completed a two-year Shansi fellowship in Indonesia, where she developed an interest in global and women's health. 

VITAL

Chiapas Health Workers Improve Maternal Health with mHealth

In Chiapas, women die in childbirth 70% more often than in the rest of Mexico. For indigenous women, survival rates are three times lower.