Ankitha comes to Reservoir Communications Group with a background in community health and policy research and a focus on promoting health equity. As graduate student, they interned with the Houston-based organization Doctors for Change to advocate for access to healthcare for LGBTQ+ youth in Texas. While working with stakeholders across professions to create issue briefs and draft testimonials, Ankitha developed a passion for understanding and communicating the narratives affected by changing health policy.
Ankitha holds a Master’s in Public Health with a specialization in community health from the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health, and previously earned their B.A. in Letters with an emphasis in Medical Humanities from the University of Oklahoma.