Christina Bastida-Gonzalez, MPH
Christina has a combination of academic and professional experience related to local and global public health. She pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health Sciences at John Hopkins University and a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases (infectious diseases) at the Yale School of Public Health in She has done extensive work in areas of sexual and reproductive health, health disparities, and STI/HIV disease transmission with organizations like the World Health Organization, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Transcending her disease/disorder specific training, she is more passionate about people and their health, and the systems that affect their wellbeing.
Nikki Chan is a community advocate, graphic designer, and journalist from Stockton, CA. She graduated from Dominican University of California with a BA in Communication and Media Studies. As a community advocate, she uses her skills in design and journalism to help ignite and raise voices of people who are marginalized. She has helped her hometown City of Stockton in numerous health initiatives like the Healthy Beverage Ordinance, Greenlining the Hood, and issues affecting Asian American Pacific Islanders.