Health System Transformation Project (HSTP) and Accountable Entities: The Role of Community-Based Organizations

Akosua Dankwah, 22

Summer Field Immersion Experience
As a Harvard Presidential Public Service Fellow, I was involved in policy translation so that the HSTP would be more easily understood and relevant to local community-based organizations. On a personal level, I initiated tough conversations around racial inequity and leveraged my emotional intelligence strengths to positively impact ongoing considerations around health equity and racism in several ways.