Ashley Hickson

40 Under 40 Class of 2021

Fort Worth, Texas

Senior Health Equity Advisor and Policy Scientist

Center for Science in the Public Interest
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The field of public health is uniquely positioned to bring about the necessary change for historically excluded populations through high-impact interventions focused on advancing health equity.
Three words to describe me:
assiduous, fervent, bold
The best part of my job:
the opportunity to collaborate with passionate and brilliant colleagues within my organization and externally to create a more equitable and just food system.
Something that would surprise others about me:
Even though I have worked heavily in the community for most of my career in externally facing roles, I am an introvert who prefers to strategize and create behind the scenes.

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