Ayah Hamdan received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Health from UC Berkeley and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Ayah is a proud daughter to Palestinian immigrants and was born and raised in the Bay Area, California. Ayah is excited about creating solutions that leverage the intersection of health & technology to promote more equitable health care access. She is also the founder of Fatima Connect, a public health venture that facilitates culturally sensitive trainings on the use of digital health apps among refugee and displaced populations. Outside of her academic and career pursuits, Ayah is brunching at her family’s restaurants or spending time by the river.
Ayah’s project focuses on providing culturally sensitive trainings on how to use HERA smartphone app to promote maternal & child health outcomes among refugee women living in the state of Nebraska.