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Harleen Marwah
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Harleen Marwah
Harleen Marwah
Milken Scholar, 2011
High School Attended: Lutheran High School La Verne
La Verne, CA
Employment: Avalere Health
City of Residence: Upland
Country of Origin: United States
Happenings: Harleen completed both her Master of Science in Global Medicine and Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion & Disease Prevention in her four years at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. While at USC, she founded the Keck Undergraduate Ambassador Program and an art competition for inner-city children – “Chalk the Block.” She was also selected as 1 of 20 American delegates to represent the country’s youth at the United Nations Climate Change negotiations in Lima, Peru. Harleen works for Avalere Health in Washington, D.C. and is excited to positively influence the healthcare system in her future.
Last Updated: 07-01-2015
Degree Information
University State Degree Major Year
University of Southern California CA B.S. Health Promotion & Disease Prevention 2015
University of Southern California CA M.S. Global Medicine 2015

Scholars in Action
  • Changing Climates: Harleen Marwah, MS ‘2011, is the youth liaison for the SeaTrust Institute’s delegation at the United Nations International Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in Paris, where she is helping to lead an effort to engage young people around the world on topics that include agriculture and food safety, indigenous populations, interfaith perspectives and moral obligation, intergenerational equity, and public health.

  • Chalk it Up. USC’s Harleen Marwah, MS ’11, dreamt up Chalk the Block, a creative community event where children from South Los Angeles were invited to come onto campus last February and decorate sections of pavement with their dreams. The event received the honor of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls' "Event of the Month" for innovative programming, and now it’s blueprint is being implemented at schools across the country.

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