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Lauryn Dunkwu

Strategic Partnerships Intern

Lauryn Dunkwu helps Strategic Partnerships by strengthening Families USA’s relationships and engagement efforts with diverse partner organizations that support Families USA’s mission. Dunkwu most recently served as delivery analyst for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change. There, she provided management and support on the operationalization of the National COVID-19 Response at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Dunkwu holds a BS in Medical Biochemistry from University of Benin, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Suffolk and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public health from the University of Maryland.

Osman Moradel

Communications Intern

Osman Moradel works within the Communications team and helps with research and data collection as well as project support for the Families USA’s storyteller program. With a background in vocational nursing and internship experience in the Texas senator Caesar J Blanco’s office, Moradel is well studied in health care policy and strongly advocates for diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Moradel is currently pursuing a BS in public relations from The University of Texas at Austin.

Taylor Moss

Health Policy Intern

Taylor Moss supports the health policy team by researching and drafting policy content for memos, reports, fact sheets and more. Prior to interning with Families USA, Moss served as a research assistant for Touro University. There, she ran a study on the integration of mental health in a medication adherence program for patients sixty-five and older. Moss holds a Bachelor’s in Global Disease Biology at the University of California, Davis, and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Health at Touro University.

Neeharika Venuturupalli (she/her)

Health Policy Intern

Neeharika Venuturupalli is an intern with the health policy team, assisting with research and drafting policy content. Prior to joining Families USA, Venuturupalli was a research fellow for Sangath, where she worked on VaccinEquity, an investigative project that dove into vaccination experiences for transgender and disabled populations. Venuturupalli is a junior at the University of Chicago, pursuing a BA in Comparative Human Development, with a minor in Data Science and South Asian Languages and Civilizations.