Kate Dieringer is part of the Zanmi Lasante/Partners in Health team in Haiti, accompanying the dynamic nursing staff and leadership. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University and specialized in Emergency/Trauma services at a level one trauma center in the District of Columbia. She later completed her Masters of Public Health, focusing on Global Health Programming and Policy at the George Washington University. She shifted from clinical practice into the development and implementation of a maternal child health program for families experiencing homelessness with Transitional Housing Corporation in the District of Columbia. Her professional focus on social justice and global health led to working with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention providing technical assistance for a Malawian partner organization engaged in malaria programming and research initiatives from 2011-2013 in Machinga District. Kate has also worked with The West Africa AIDS Foundation in Ghana, Aimer Haiti and the International Health Service of Honduras.