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The Carol Emmott Fellowship is an independent program based at the Public Health Institute,
a global non-profit organization headquartered in Oakland, California.




Christine Malcolm

My passion for supporting women leaders in the field of health began decades ago, when I interviewed for a hospital administrative internship as an honors graduate from the University of Chicago, and was told that administrative interns ‘need to be male, unless you are a nun or a nurse.

Felisa Contreras

I am constantly surprised that gender inequity continues to be so present in our society and in the workplace. I am thrilled to be part of building one of the many solutions.


Public Health Institute Attn: Carol Emmott Fellowship
555 - 12th Street, 10th floor Oakland, CA 94607


In the nation’s top 500 companies, women hold less than 5% of the CEO positions (Fairchild). And yet research with Fortune 500 companies shows that organizations with higher numbers of women on their boards of directors attained significantly higher financial performance, on average, than those with the lowest numbers of women represented (Catalyst).
— http://www.ccl.org/leadership/pdf/programs/wle.pdf. Retrieved April 29, 2016