Amina Evangelista Swanepoel

About Amina Evangelista Swanepoel
  • Executive Director, Roots of Health

Amina Evangelista Swanepoel is the Founding Executive Director of Roots of Health and the local administrative arm of the organization, Ugat ng Kalusugan. Amina provides leadership in the day-to-day running of the organization and is the liaison with the Roots of Health Board of Directors in the United States, and with the Philippine-based Advisory Committee. She oversees the organization’s management and fundraising. She is a member of the Provincial Family Health Council of the Province of Palawan, and of the Puerto Princesa City Maternal Death Surveillance and Response Council.

Prior to this post, Amina spent two years at Human Rights Watch where she researched and documented human rights abuses in Asia. She also previously held positions with the Guttmacher Institute and the Program Division of UNHCR in India.

Amina received her Bachelors degree from Wellesley College, and her Master of International Affairs and Master of Public Health from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and the Mailman School of Public Health.


Deal Share Live: Fostering Healthcare & Livelihood Solutions

05 Jun 2018

Read session notes here.  Session Description In partnership with Johnson & Johnson, 10 high impact Social Purpose Organisations (SPOs) will present their work around bringing economically empowering solutions to the regional community, and its ecosystem through enabling affordable and inclusive…Read More

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