Taciana Ash was born on the beautiful island of Bonaire, raised in Providence, Rhode Island, and graduated with a Master of Science in Global Health Policy and Management from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She is the Technical Assistance Coordinator for San Francisco Community Health Center, working to support the Midwest Capacity Building Assistance team from the Chicago office. Taciana’s career experience includes working for Boston Children’s and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) for two residency programs within the Department of Medicine (DOM), the MGH Global Medicine Program and the MGH Primary Care Program and working for Howard Brown Health. Taciana has ten years of direct clinical and administrative program management experience in the adolescent, adult, and behavioral health sectors. The field of public health continuously inspires her, and it has long been her desire to find a role that combines her knowledge of health policy with her understanding of management and research. The field of public health inspires her to ensure that underprivileged communities have access to healthcare. When she is not at work, she enjoys traveling to different countries, going to the gym, and spending quality time with family and friends.