Lindsey Youngquist completed pre-medical studies at Seattle University before spending a year in Nepal doing community health work as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar. This experience, coupled with her current work at One By One, reconfirmed her desire to become a physician in order to make relevant connections between global public health and patient-focused medical practice.
February 13, 2013 / Kylin Beeson, Emily Kase, Lindsey Youngquist
A protest of gender-based violence, as part of a worldwide movement, One Billion Rising. Learn more about how a Seattle organization is working to fight one cause of such violence and how you may join the protest.
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"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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