Sasha Zegenhagen

2016 SUSAN & ISAAC WAKIL FOUNDATION JOHN MONASH SCHOLAR

Sasha has a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma in Modern Languages from The University of Melbourne. She has completed a number of internships including at the Nossal Institute for Global Health, an experience which cemented her interest in the area of health and human rights and supported her belief that everyone has the right to access quality health services. Sasha works in the health economics and social policy team at Deloitte Management. While there, she has worked to raise awareness at the firm of inequalities experienced by Indigenous Australians and is a member of their Reconciliation Action Plan committee. Sasha loves the outdoors, is fluent in French and plays the trombone. Her ambition is to use policy and economics to tackle health problems. With her John Monash Scholarship, Sasha has completed her Masters of Health Policy, Planning and Finance at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (part of the London School of Economics). Sasha aims to use her studies to improve organisational effectiveness within the health industry.