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Priscilla Pangan

Youth Board Member MA Candidate, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs Ottawa, Canada

Priscilla Pangan (she/her) is a second-generation Filipina-Canadian living in Ottawa, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabe Nation.

Priscilla is a graduate student at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, where she specializes in Health, Displacement and Humanitarian Policy. A big believer in health equity, she is engaged in research on the impact of gender norms on health system access and health service delivery.

Priscilla also brings extensive work and volunteer experience with various non-profit and community groups. As Project Officer at Canadian Society for International Health, Priscilla has supported health systems strengthening programs with MNCH focus, and was part of the launch of the Canadian Women in Global Health initiative. Most recently, she served as Co-Chair of the 2020 Canadian Global Health Students and Young Professionals Summit.

In her spare time, you can find her binging Netflix, testing out new recipes, and setting up virtual coffee chats.