Our featured speaker for the 2021 Nancy Kreiter Research Day is Kashay Webb '18. Kashay holds a BA in Philosophy and a minor in biology from NDMU and is currently a Master of Health Administration student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

2021 Featured Speaker Presentation

About Kashay

Kashay Webb headshotBaltimore City native, Kashay Webb, graduated from Notre Dame of Maryland University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and a minor in biology, and as a Morrissy Honors Scholar. She is currently a Master of Health Administration student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a Health Administration Resident at the University of Maryland Capital Region Health.

Her guiding philosophy is every individual has a right to flourish over their lifetime—a feat that cannot be accomplished without attaining and maintaining a certain threshold of health. To that end, Kashay’s mission is to increase health care access and equitable delivery of health care services as a means of encouraging human flourishing, especially among disadvantaged, vulnerable, and marginalized populations.

Kashay has served as the Maryland Co-Vice President of Public Policy for the American Association of University Women (AAUW). She has also served as an Education and Student Liaison for the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE). Kashay is a current board member for the Maryland Legislative Agenda for Women (MLAW), Co-Vice President of Programs for the Baltimore Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), and member of the Serendipity Society. Kashay is also a 2018 Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day winner for Best Traditional Presentation - Alternate Epistemologies: "Serendipity in Science: A Critical and Overlooked Contribution."