Keishi Foecke


Keishi Foecke is a junior at Washington University in St. Louis majoring in Global Health and minoring in American Culture Studies. Keishi is passionate about understanding how structural issues and cultural norms contribute to health outcomes, with a particular interest in women's health in developing nations. At Washington University, she serves as the Director of Partnerships for GlobeMed, a student-run nonprofit that is partnered with the NGO Uganda Development and Health Associates. She is serving as an intern for UDHA in Iganga, Uganda, this summer, working directly on a sexual and reproductive health project to increase youth sexual health literacy and decrease HIV/AIDS rates. Keishi also serves as the Executive Producer for TEDxWUSTL, a student-run TED-licensed conference that highlights voices in the WashU community and promotes discussion about "ideas worth spreading." Hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area, Keishi enjoys hiking, reading about religious cults, and eating breakfast foods at all times of day.