Age: 28
Home Town: Norwalk, Connecticut
Education: Master of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety, Drexel University
Specific Field Interests: Occupational Health and Safety, Labor, Gender
Placement: Broadleaf - Darjeeling, West Bengal
Area of Focus: Public Health

Highlights: Yasin is excited to explore, live and work in West Bengal. Her goals are to gain a practical understanding of how to overcome structural inequality and provide sustainable public health services. Prior to AIF and after completing her MPH, she participated in an Urdu fellowship in Lucknow, India. She is excited to combine her Urdu/Hindi with Public Health.

Posts by yasinkhan


Open Source Platforms As A Path To Innovation

All data collection in DLRP/Broadleaf office is done on paper. Thousands of documents are wrapped […]


Assam ki Mehman Nawazi: The Hospitality of Assam

It started at 2:30 am in Mariani, Assam when Naryan a friend and colleague of […]


“Witches will find housing but mother’s of small children will not” And Other Nepali Idioms

बोकसीले बास पाउछ तर नानीको अमा पाउदैन। Boksile bas pouncha tara nani ko aama poundaina […]


The Social Determinants of Non-Communicable Diseases

The WHO defines the social determinants of health (SDH) as the conditions in which we are […]


Non-Communicable Diseases: Deconstructing the Leading Causes of Death Globally

My favorite project with DLRP/Broadleaf is to conduct a needs assessment of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) […]


The Power of Narrative

This week I had the pleasure of getting to know two amazing people from Ummeed […]


Soy Beans and Self Reliance

Along with a group of other fellows, I attended the AIF Livelihoods Conference that was […]


Starfish Stories: AmeriCorps to AIF

In 2010, I joined AmeriCorps’ City Year program because I saw it as an opportunity […]


Delving into Darjeeling

As a first generation American Desi, I am intimately familiar with navigating a “third culture” […]

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