Hungry for Justice

LaShyra “Lash” Nolen talks about the future of medical education and care.

In this episode, LaShyra “Lash” Nolen talks about the future of medical education and care. Lash is a Fulbright scholar and student at Harvard Medical School where she serves as the first Black woman class president.

As the Founder of We Got Us, Nash is helping empower Black community members with accurate science information and public health resources. She is also a vocal activist, having built a platform and social following through her speaking and writing about healthcare inequality.

Nash was born and raised in Compton, California to a single mother. She told Teen Vogue:

“Compton made me scrappy. I’m hungry for opportunity, I’m hungry for justice, I’m hungry to see my people win. So, when you put someone like me at a place like HMS, I’m going to do whatever it takes to make that vision a reality.”

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