Community Engagement & Advocacy Fellow

Emeline is the APIAHF Fellow for Community Engagement & Advocacy. In her role, she works with APIAHF’s network of local community based organizations to provide health and human services to low income, immigrant AA NHPI communities. An aspiring coalition builder, Emeline is committed to multi-lingual services, access to health information and services, and advocacy addressing community needs.

Emeline first became involved with the AANHPI community by working in local government. She has previously advocated for federal legislation honoring Chinese American WW2 veterans with a Congressional Gold Medal. In the summer and fall, she enjoys mushroom hunting. In other seasons, she may be playing board games or biking.

“I was once suddenly unemployed and lost healthcare coverage. That experience motivates me to do what I can to reduce obstacles to healthcare access.” – Emeline