Celia Wright is a communications and advocacy strategist with a passion for remediating global health disparities. She formerly supported the Burma Children Medical Fund (BCMF) in Mae Sot, Thailand, as a Program Manager in Resource Mobilization.
Her research and advocacy experience spans from health policy in Harlem (National Center for Children in Poverty) to water and sanitation in Nicaragua and El Salvador (Pure Water Access Project). In previous years she managed an Ohio political campaign, served as Ohio State’s Student Body President, and supported state-level health policy innovation (Health Policy Institute of Ohio). She was recognized among MSNBC’s “2015 Women in Politics” and was a 2017 David Winston Health Policy Scholar.
She has received a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University with a certificate in Health Policy Analysis. She is an Honors BSPH graduate of The Ohio State University, where she completed minors in Spanish and International Studies. Special interests include gender-based violence policy and neglected tropical disease. In her spare time, Celia supports BCMF as a volunteer and is the President of Ohio State’s College of Public Health Alumni Society.