Class of 2019
A physician from Pakistan, Sumera Haque is also a social and women’s rights activist. She has experienced firsthand the gender discrimination issues faced by women in developing countries and has dedicated her life to advocate for women’s rights and equal access to healthcare and education.
During PLS, Haque focused her work on launching the first Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Women’s Health Center in Washington, DC. The center will be providing integrated, coordinated services with a team-based approach to ensure that women’s health care needs are met. The center serves as a hub for academic training and teaching for other women’s centers in developing countries and provides new opportunities for collaboration and partnership between women’s health leaders and advocates.