Creating a diverse workforce pipeline to Public Health 

Crossposted from Public Health Insider 

How do you inspire youth to make a difference in their community through public service? Ngozi Oleru, Director of the Environmental Health Services Division (EHS), and Greg Wilson, an EHS Project Manager, addressed this question by exposing diverse students within target communities to new possible career paths and helping to empower new leaders in public health. The program is a step towards the recruitment of a future workforce that better reflects the community that Public Health – Seattle & King County serves. 

This partnership with Cleveland High School, a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)-oriented school, is in its fifth year. These students met with public health professionals to discuss various public health topics, explore new career paths and expand their opportunities for the future. 

Read more at Public Health Insider