Naomi Abraham, CDC PHAP Policy Fellow
Naomi Abraham is Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC)’s CDC Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) policy fellow. She works in PCDC’s Advocacy and Communications department on policy issues relating to primary care access and health equity. Prior to joining PCDC, Naomi worked at the United States African Development Foundation as the Entrepreneurship Assistant where she was responsible for developing partnerships within the entrepreneurship funding ecosystem that can help broaden and strengthen USADF’s support to youth and women entrepreneurs. She also supported the development of numerous projects across the entrepreneurship portfolio. Naomi also worked as an intern at John Snow Research and Training Institute in Ethiopia, where she conducted monitoring and evaluation on numerous projects implemented to reduced reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child mortality rates in the country. She has also co-founded the Journée SIDA Organization, a nonprofit in Ethiopia focused on supporting orphans with HIV/AIDS. Naomi is an Ethiopia native and a graduate of East Carolina University. She speaks four languages including English, French, Amharic and Italian fluently.