As the Communications Intern, Leah Golbert supports the creation of a wide range of SWHR materials including blog posts, infographics, research guides, and social media content. She also monitors traditional and social media for relevant news surrounding SWHR’s scientific and legislative priorities. Leah is a current senior at the University of Maryland, earning her degree in Public Health Science with a minor in Sustainability.
Leah is the Creative Development Captain for Terp Thon, the largest student-run philanthropy in the state of Maryland. Her work with Terp Thon encourages participation in a Dance Marathon which raises funds for Children’s National Hospital. She is also the Communications and Social Media Chair for a yoga club on campus, where she works on content creation and collaborations with other clubs to promote mental and physical wellness across campus.
Before joining the SWHR team, Leah worked with the Maurer Foundation for breast health education as a Social Media and Marketing Intern. She raised community awareness about the importance of breast health by encouraging engaging conversations on social media. Leah also photographed several events for use on the organization’s website and social media channels. This internship furthered her interest in making a difference in women’s health through nonprofit work; leading her to SWHR!