Join us one Monday each month for Mentor Mondays to learn from North Carolina leaders in global health!
Each Mentor Monday will take place as an online webinar and will last around 45 minutes. Mentors will each share:
Information on their background, career path, and current work
Important lessons learned
Their thoughts on the most valuable skills for working in global health
See below for more information.
September 21, 2020
4:00 - 5:00 PM EDT
Naya Villarreal, MPH, Associate Director, UNC Gillings School of Global Public health
Naya Villarreal, MPH, is the Gillings Global Health Associate Director in Research, Innovation and Global Solutions at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. The Global Health Solutions unit promotes and advances the Gillings School’s global activities in research, service, practice and teaching through partnerships, internships, outreach and communications. Ms. Villarreal manages schoolwide global health programming, including global fellowships, internships, travel awards, and international student support. She develops and maintains the Global Health Solutions communication's strategy and website. Ms. Villarreal also advises students and student groups, and promotes the Gillings School's global health activities on campus and with our partners.
Ms. Villarreal currently serves as the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Campus Representative for UNC-Chapel Hill and is a member their Global Health Program Advisory Service. She is a member of the Triangle Global Health Consortium.
Prior to joining the Gillings School, Ms. Villarreal worked at Martha Eliot Health Center in Boston, MA, and served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Ms. Villarreal earned a BA in political science from the University of California-Los Angeles and a MPH in international health, specializing in program management, from Boston University School of Public Health.