Ellen is the Health Initiatives Supervisor for NorthPoint Health & Wellness. Ellen is passionate about closing the health equity gap for birthing people and infants through consumer & professional education, programming, and advocacy. Her experience in public health includes, program management, grant writing, advocacy, and community engagement. Born and raised in Minnesota, Ellen returned in 2018 after she spent time working in International Development in Nicaragua, Bolivia, and Brazil. She now lives in St Paul with her husband Diego, 2-year-old daughter Minori and 3 fur babies.