A Kenyan Women’s Soccer League’s Impact on Global Healthcare

Birttany Ammerman is the founder of the Nikumbuke Women’s Soccer League in rural Kenya which means “remember me” in Swahili. Brittany is also an aspiring surgeon, former Division I women’s ice hockey player and USA Women’s Hockey National Team member. As a 2015 graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she received her undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies with a pre-medical concentration and a minor in Global Health.

Among her many achievements, Brittany recently received the 2015 Hockey Humanitarian Award for her efforts in rural Kenya as well as within the Madison, Wisconsin community. The award recognizes a college hockey student-athlete who makes significant, lasting contributions to their communities in true humanitarian spirit.

Her focus in Kenya is to educate women about one’s over all well-being, specifically on mental health and physical health while providing mobile clinics for seven villages. In addition to her humanitarian spirit within Kenya, she also volunteers with Globeathon walk to end women’s cancer while supporting young women in becoming leaders.

Register today to hear Ms. Ammerman share her knowledge of global healthcare concerns affecting women at the Global Women’s Leadership Summit during the 8th World Medical Tourism and Global Healthcare Congress in Orlando, FL from September 27 – 30.

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