Nelie Sithong is a junior at UC Berkeley majoring in Public Health, with a concentration in health policy and management. She began her work with the UC Berkeley Bixby Center in June 2015 as an undergraduate research assistant for Expanding Access to Safe Abortion Services Project in Rwanda. As a member of the research team, Nelie provides support in data management through data entry and analysis, and assists in preparing reports and proposals.
Nelie is committed to serving her community through a public health lens, and is currently a caseworker for the Suitcase Clinic, writer for the Public Health Advocate, and Vice President of SDC Blue Ribbon Foundation. She hopes to continue her interest in the public health field by pursuing a MPH degree.