As part of PHR’s advocacy team, Annum Sadana supports PHR’s advocacy strategies and campaigns, complementing and building on PHR’s programmatic work. She also facilitates PHR’s coalition of medical and public health associations and organizations and works to streamline PHR’s partnerships and advocacy networks.
Sadana interned with the PHR advocacy team in the summer of 2019. She has also worked with asylum seekers in Lesvos, Greece through Rice University’s Loewenstern Fellowship, where she provided support to grassroots NGOs and conducted research on the experiences of refugees on the island. She has volunteered with Partners in Health Engage, a grassroots network working to build the right to health movement in the United States through shared praxis and action, since 2017.
Sadana graduated from Rice University in May 2020 with a BA in social policy analysis, a minor in biochemistry and cell biology, and a certificate in civic leadership. She is fluent in Hindi/Urdu and has intermediate proficiency in French, Arabic, and Punjabi.