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Alejandra Salemi

Doctoral student, population health sciences

Alejandra Salemi is a doctoral student in population health sciences at Duke University, focusing on the intersection of public health and religion, in particular how religion is a social determinant of public health.

She is a recent graduate of Harvard University, with a master of theological studies focused on religion, ethics and politics. She earned a bachelor’s degree and master of public health degree from the University of Florida.

She is a candidate for ordination in the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church and is a proud immigrant from Bogotá, Colombia.

Nathalie Nelson Parker

Reflective Leadership Grants offer a step back

“The ability to slow down ... allowed me time to listen, explore and be more impactful for the communities I am called to serve.” 

— Nathalie Nelson Parker, Civitas Consulting Group 

Christian leaders from a variety of roles are welcome to apply. The grants provide “balcony time” to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. The application deadline is May 28, 2024.

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